Giving

Your support helps maintain the level of world-class research and education for which the Botany Department is known. Donations of any amount make a difference.

Donations can be made to the Botany General Fund, which is administered by the UW Foundation on behalf of the department. The above link will take you to the Foundation’s website. Those wishing to donate by mail can find a form here. If you would be interested in establishing a endowment that would generate income on an ongoing basis, please contact the Chair.

Here are just a few examples of how your gift makes a difference:

$50
  • field trip gas
  • student lunch with lecturer
  • colloquium speaker dinner
$100
  • outreach materials
  • herbarium supplies
  • conference registration fee
$500
  • teaching microscope
  • field trip bus rental
  • field trap camera
$1,000
  • sponsor guest lecturer
  • conference travel costs
  • computer for fieldwork
$10,000
  • sponsor visiting professor
  • student summer support
  • student research support
$50,000
  • sponsor graduate student
  • travel field course costs
  • research equipment
Donors may also choose from a list of directed funds.