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Your gifts to Des Moines University are a direct investment that serve society through education and health care. Whatever program, scholarship or fund you choose to support, you will directly benefit DMU students and the people and professions they will go on to serve. Make a gift today!

Ways to Support DMU


Annual Giving

Annual giving is a powerful way to sustain strategic initiates critical to the success of DMU and provide immediate support to its students. Gifts made today, go to work tomorrow.

Student Education Center

Major Gifts

Establishing an endowed or expendable scholarship is a great way to help make DMU’s education accessible to every student. Pledge your gift today and support a student’s future.


Planned Giving

Planned gifts to DMU can generate income for the donor or a loved one, create tax advantages and enhance an estate plan, all while allowing a donor to make a gift of lasting significance.

A record $344,552 was raised for the Glanton Minority Scholarship Fund this year.

Glanton Dinner

This gala event gives individuals and organizations the opportunity to demonstrate their support of diversity in health care as they open doors for minority students at DMU.