Giving Opportunities

Our department strives to provide knowledge for our changing world. We undertake this work directly through teaching, research, and outreach. Gifts help prepare men and women for tomorrow's world.

The generous support of donors has helped maintain excellence in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition through funding of scholarships, fellowships, faculty chair positions, research, and much more.

Please visit the University of Minnesota Foundation if you would like to designate a gift to our department. food science student

The department is grateful to all those who generously contribute to the success of the department, and its students. These contributions include gifts to the department's named funds at the University of Minnesota Foundation and gifts of time and talent. Gifts to the department are accepted and administered by the University of Minnesota Foundation and are tax-deductible. 

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about making a gift, please contact Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, Head of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, at fdiez@umn.edu or Cynthia Cashman, CFANS Director of Development, at cashman@umn.edu or 612-624-7489.