The Center welcomes gifts of any amount. You may support the Center by giving to one of these accounts:

  1. Ventress Society, an annual giving recognition program that acknowledges donors according to their giving levels. Gifts at any level may be restricted to the Sarah Isom Center
  2. Joanne V. Hawks endowment, established for the Center’s enrichment in 2004 in memory of Dr. Hawks, who was Director of the Center from 1981-1998
  3. Lucy Somerville Howorth endowment, established to support an annual lectureship in women’s studies

To Make A Gift

Visit the UM Foundation’s website.

Choose “Online Via Credit Card” under “Make a Gift.”

  • For Ventress Fund For Hawks or Howorth Funds
  • Choose “Schools” from options on the left.
  • Choose “Liberal Arts” from drop-down menu.
  • Type “Sarah Isom Center” into “Special Instructions” box
  • Choose “Initiatives” from options on the left.
  • Choose “Sarah Isom Center for Women” from drop-down menu.
  • Type either “Joan Hawks Endowment” or “Lucy Howorth Endowment” (or leave blank) into “Special Instructions” box