Meadow Brook Hall and the Grizz for OUFD Oakland University Fund Drive.

Support Meadow Brook for OUFD

Guests tour historic Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan.Support Meadow Brook for the annual Oakland University Fund Drive (OUFD). This special fund drive is an annual effort supported by the dedication of faculty, staff and retirees – Oakland University’s closest allies.

OUFD runs from Monday, Oct. 23, through Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

As the birthplace of Oakland University, Meadow Brook (Fund #35122) is a place to learn, connect and be inspired. With a vibrant collection of tours, events, programs and experiences, it is a vital part of the campus community and the world beyond.

And there is so much more we can do. With your support, we can preserve and share this National Historic Landmark with future generations.

In 1929, it cost $4 million to build Meadow Brook Hall. Today, it takes nearly $4 million each year to keep the doors open-around $11,000 a day.

At Meadow Brook Hall, every dollar makes a difference. Your gift has an impact here.

We’re asking faculty, staff and retirees to help us preserve OU’s own National Historic Landmark with your 2023 OUFD gifts. Matilda would be grateful for your support.



The Holidays at Meadow Brook feature the indoor Holiday Walk and outdoor Winter Wonder Lights.Become a member and receive HALF OFF access to the Holidays at Meadow Brook!

Give $25 or more during OUFD 2023 and receive an Individual Membership (valued at $50), give $50 or more and receive a Duo Membership (valued at $75), or give $75 or more and receive a Family Membership (valued at $100)!

Reach the Ambassador level by giving $300 or more and receive our most premiere membership (valued at $500 and receives FREE access to the Holidays at Meadow Brook!).

Membership benefits:

  • Free year-round general tour admission (including Self-Guided, House Tour, Behind-the-Scenes, Gardens & Grounds)
  • Half off specialty tours (including Art in the Elements, Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights)
  • Early access and discounts for select community events and at the Museum Store
  • Member for a Day monthly member guest day (number of guests corresponds to membership level)
  • Be in the know through Meadow Brook Magazine and digital communications
  • Participate in our Members-Only Appreciation event
  • 20 percent discount on tickets at Meadow Brook Theatre
  • Enjoy free admission at more than 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association

Full Meadow Brook Membership details are available at

When making your gift, please choose Meadow Brook Hall Gifts and Donations #35122.