College of Education and Human Development

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Supporting students and teachers

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction equips future teachers with the tools and knowledge they need. Our research helps students and teachers learn. We are committed to culturally responsive and inclusive learning and advancing the field of education.

Your tax-deductible donation supports students in Minnesota and around the world.

How to donate

Online: Donate online with a credit card.

Phone: Call our secure line at 612-626-8560. Leave the following: your full name and phone number, type of credit card, card number, expiration date, amount of your gift, and designated recipient, if any.

Mail: Send a check or money order made payable to the University of Minnesota.

  • Mail to: University of Minnesota Foundation, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota Gateway, 200 Oak Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-2010
  • Please put "C&I; Strategic Initiatives Fund" in the memo or notes line
  • Include a letter designating the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as the recipient of the gift

Employer Matching: Each year more than 400 companies have matched gifts made by their employees to the University of Minnesota. Some companies may also match gifts from spouses and retirees. Search our online database or call your personnel office to see if your company has a matching-gifts program.

Distinguished Reading and Language Arts

Supports the literacy and reading program through fellowships, lectureships, and other program support to enhance the study of reading, English education, or language arts.

Emma Birkmaier Memorial Endowment Fund

This CEHD fund supports students in the second languages and cultures program. It may also provide funds for a visiting lecturer, publications of student papers, and other program support.

Fund for Learning Technologies

This fund supports strategic initiatives in Learning Technologies within the College of Education and Human Development.

STEM Education Center Fund

This fund supports the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education Center's educational/program activities.