We seek private support from individuals, businesses, and public and private organizations for projects and initiatives that hold promise for improving societal understanding of the world’s systems. To us, your contribution is more than a donation, it is how we will solve some of the most pressing environmental and social problems of the 21st century.

On behalf of everyone at the Institute of the Environment, thank you!

Ways To Give

General Giving Fund

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.

Give to Sequestering Carbon from the Sierra to the Sea

Philanthropic support is key to developing new technologies and scaling Sequestering Carbon from the Sierra to the Sea, which addresses climate change and secures a healthier planet for everyone.

Give to the Fire, Climate Change, Ecosystem and Community Resilience Initiative

Philanthropic support for the Fire, Climate Change, Ecosystem and Community Resilience Initiative will provide students with critical trainings to become agents of change within their communities.

Give to the Environmental Fellows and Scholars Initiative

With philanthropic support, we can help prepare a workforce focused on addressing global challenges brought on by climate change.

Give to the Environmental and Climate Justice Hub

Philanthropic support will play a key role in growing the breadth and depth of research and topics our students and faculty are able to explore and will help make UC Davis a premier environmental justice-focused campus for students.

Give to Inspiring Environmental and Climate Activism Through Art

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.