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The University of Michigan Athletic Department sincerely appreciates your previous support of our programs. As a result of generous supporters like you, the University is proud to have athletic teams that are among the nation’s best. Our teams excel academically and athletically further enhancing our tradition of excellence and inspiring pride. The University of Michigan Athletic Department’s budget is 100% self-sustaining. We pay 100% of all scholarship support for student-athletes, all costs related to building and maintaining our facilities, and all administrative expenses including coaches and team members' salaries. Below is a high-level view of where our money comes from. The Athletic Department is able to exist thanks to the revenue from a few of our sports. We become Leaders and Best thanks to the very generous donations from individuals like you.