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To learn more about ways to give, please contact Andre Nottingham at or 301-314-1485.


Use below link to our simple and secure online form to make a credit card gift to any of the below funds. Your contribution can quickly go to work to support the programs you care about.

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Fund

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion Fund supports the implementation of strategic equity, inclusion and diversity initiatives across the university. ODI and its reporting units focus on building stronger community across campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods, providing leadership and expertise that enrich the experiences of individuals and addressing structural challenges that impede education and growth. Reporting units include:

  • Diversity Training & Education
  • Bias Incident Support Services
  • LGBT Equity Center
  • Nyumburu Cultural Center

Your donations will be used to support ODI and its reporting units to achieve this mission. Thank you for your generosity!

LGBT Equity Center

LGBT Equity Office Operating Fund

With the generosity of alums, friends, and others, the LGBT Equity Center provides programming for LGBTQ+ students with the following objectives.

  • Positive Identity Development
  • Sense of Belonging and Community
  • Social Justice Leadership Development
  • Flourishing in Health and Wellness

Examples of our programming include Quelcome: LGBTQ+ Welcome Fest, Queer Camp, Lavender Leadership Honor Society, and Lavender Graduation. Your generosity makes these programs possible.

The LGBT Equity Scholarship Fund

Provides annual awards to University of Maryland students who work to promote civil rights and to prevent discrimination toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

Nyumburu Cultural Center

Nyumburu Cultural Center Scholarship Fund

Gifts will assist students from African and African Diaspora cultures who are in need of financial assistance to pursue higher education, study abroad, or pursue other educational pursuits at the University of Maryland.

Nyumburu Cultural Center Capital Campaign Fund

Gifts will support maintenance and upgrades to Nyumburu’s building, which includes computer labs, kitchens, offices, recreation and lounge areas, newspaper office, art gallery, audiovisual control and sound room, conference rooms, outdoor areas and more.

Nyumburu Cultural Center Programming Fund

Gifts support Nyumburu's mission to serve and educate about African and African Diaspora oriented cultures. Nyumburu is a significant resource of cultural, historical and social programming, including the Black Explosion newspaper, Black History Month programming, performing arts groups, Leadership Series, summer camp, and more.