Miami Family Fund

Each year, families play a critical role in supporting and enhancing the Miami Experience through the Miami Family Fund. Made possible through the private support of Miami families, this powerful fund

strengthens the University’s efforts to provide a safe, well-rounded, vibrant college experience by offering critical support in a variety of areas:

  • Scholarship assistance that allows students to continue their Miami journey;
  • Support for cultural events and experiences;
  • Funding that allows students to conduct and present research;
  • Assistance for community engagement and service activities;
  • Support for health and wellness programming and resources;
  • Funding that makes conference attendance and study abroad experiences accessible;
  • Programming support for career and leadership activities;
  • A last resort for students with profound needs and nowhere else to turn financially.

How can I contribute?

Click here to make a gift.

Or, send a check payable to The Miami Family Fund to:

The Miami Family Fund
Murstein Alumni Center
725 E. Chestnut St.
Oxford, OH 45056-2480

If you would like to make a gift of securities the preferred procedure is by electronic transfer to a Miami account. Click here for instructions or contact Mackenzie Becker Rice '99, University Foundation Administrative Officer at 513-529-8759 or


Why should I contribute?

Your generous support helps Miami uphold its academic excellence by strengthening the programs that enhance our students' educational environment. Our success is nationally recognized year after year in large part because of your continuing support.


Family Fund Honor Roll




Make a gift to the Miami Familiy Fund


Join the Miami Family Fellows


Miami Family Fund Impact

Family Fund opens the door for student success
Miami students attend law school forum

Montreal Trip a Profound Cultural and Social Experience
For most college students, spring break is a time for escaping reality—a weeklong trip of fun and freedom, likely in a warmer climate.

Research Conference Gives Participants Meaningful Experience
When Rose Marie Ward, Ph.D., joined Miami’s faculty in 2002, she had a personal goal of incorporating undergraduate research into her teaching career.