Giving to the Institute of the Environment
The Institute of the Environment seeks private support from individuals, businesses, and public and private organizations for initiatives that will advance solutions to the planet’s most critical environmental, health, and energy challenges.
Your contributions will support collaborative action using a deep commitment to environmental and climate justice to produce knowledge and solutions to steward the environment, mitigate climate change, and sustain communities for generations to come.
Ways to Give
A donation to the Institute of the Environment's general giving fund supports collaborative work on innovative solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems.
By supporting the Fire, Climate Change, Ecosystem and Community Resilience Initiative, you will advance multidisciplinary work examining how climate change is impacting the relationship between fire weather and fire behavior and provide students with critical training to become agents of change in their own communities. Learn more about how you can help support this vital initiative by clicking here.
Philanthropic support is key to developing new climate technologies and scaling Sequestering Carbon from the Sierra to the Sea, which is developing novel methods to mitigate climate change and secure a healthier planet for everyone. To learn more about capturing carbon and explore giving opportunities, please click here.
Our educational initiatives reflect a commitment to fostering a community of excellence that is grounded in diversity, equity, and inclusion. With your support, we are Upskilling a Climate-Smart Workforce for Tomorrow. To learn more about this initiative, including more about our Environmental Faculty Fellows and Scholars program, please click here.
Help make UC Davis a premier environmental justice-focused campus for students with your support. The Environmental and Climate Justice Hub provides a central place to coordinate and enhance research, teaching, and outreach activities that address environmental and climate change injustices — with a key focus on Indigenous communities. To learn more about the the hub, as well as giving opportunities, please click here.
The Institute of the Environment is helping spread awareness of climate change through art. Philanthropic support will provide immersive and diverse learning experiences for students, expand the California Climate Art Trail, and educate the public about climate change. To learn more about Inspiring Environmental and Climate Action Through Art, please click here.