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Giving to the College of Biological Sciences

Private gifts from alumni and friends support College of Biological Sciences activities that directly benefit students and faculty and enrich the quality of academic programs and campus life.

You can be a part of the College's future by giving to an existing funding effort or by working with a development professional to customize a gift that meets your philanthropic goals. Types of gifts include cash, securities, real estate, pledges, and more.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Woo, Development Analyst, at jenwoo@ucdavis.edu or (530) 754-9253.

Ways to Give

Unrestricted cash gifts. You can make a simple cash donation to the College of Biological Sciences (or a specific department or center) to be applied where it is most impactful at the time. Select an option below to be taken to the online giving site:

College of Biological Sciences Annual Fund

Center for Neuroscience
Center for Population Biology
Genome Center

Evolution and Ecology
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Plant Biology

Simon Chan Memorial Endowment

If your company provides matching gifts, please let your matching gift contact know that the tax ID number they will need for the UC Davis Foundation is: 94-6081352.

Invest in Learning. The College of Biological Sciences has numerous programs in which you can invest in support of learning. These include Endowments, the Botanical Conservatory, Building Naming Opportunities, College Graduation Medals, and the Joel Keizer Memorial Fund.

Invest in Discovery. Graduate students and faculty alike can always benefit from donor funding in order to continue and expand their research. Discoveries are made here on a daily basis that are changing the way we grow crops, advancing medicine, and creating a sustainable world. No matter where your interest lies, the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences is conducting ground-breaking research that could use your support.

Honor a Loved One. Donations of this kind, such as the Gifford Garden Fund and Stumpf Bench have gone towards honoring an admired scientist in a particular field.