The College of the Environment is known for its outstanding environmental, natural, and social scientists and students, working across a range of disciplines and schools/colleges at the University of Washington and beyond. But it’s our alumni and friends who make much of their work and experiential learning possible through generous gifts and grants. We’d like to thank each and every person who has invested in a unit or program, or in broad-based operating and endowed funds benefiting students and faculty across the College. A few gifts and grants that are emblematic of the generous support we receive from individuals, corporations, and foundations include:

  • A grant of nearly $300,000 from Climate Central in support of the 50 State Climate Impacts and Preparedness project
  • $180,000 from the Packard Foundation for strategic outreach to reduce albatross by catch in Alaskan longline fisheries
  • $101,000 from an individual donor couple to support the purchase of a new CT scanner at Friday Harbor Laboratories
  • $100,000 from an individual to establish a new endowed student support fund in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

There are many opportunities to help support the College of the Environment, either through the fund of your choice or through one of these funds:

For more information on ways to make a gift or programs you can support, please contact Marilyn Montgomery, associate dean for advancement, at (206) 221-0906 or