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Protecting our planet's natural resources is vital to our livelihood. With your support, we can continue our commitment to use advanced technology and find sustainable solutions to major environmental challenges. No gift is too small to make a real difference for people and planet. You can give now or year-round and your gift will be used where it is needed the most.

Donations by faculty and staff through this form count toward Ignite.

Research to Support

Some specific Institute projects your donation will support include:

Immediate Needs

$15,000 - $50,000: Rapid Intervention Environmental Programs

Support for high-risk, high-reward, rapid intervention environmental programs, which will allow faculty and students the opportunity to deploy sensors, collect samples and intervene in situations where catastrophic or extreme events may result in environmental degradation of critical habitats

$50,000 - $100,000: Institute Graduate Student Research Projects

Support graduate student research critical to understanding challenges related to environmental issues including climate change, food security and biodiversity loss

$100,000 - $500,000: Large Institute Research Projects

Support critical Institute research projects which may include initiatives from plastic pollution in our waterways to plant and animal conservation to addressing climate change and biodiversity loss

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