Ways to Give

One of the best ways to support the Earth Institute is with a gift to the Earth Institute Fund. Your gift immediately benefits research, educational programs and on-the-ground work, so vital to our mission. We put your gift to work right away so that we can advance the ideas and innovations that hold the most potential for addressing the challenges of sustainable development.  View the areas to support page for descriptions of other projects and initiatives that you can support.

Approximately 45 percent of our private donations come individuals, in gifts of all sizes.  Every gift makes a difference – donate now or read below for instructions to make gifts by check, credit card or wire transfer. 

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The Earth Institute is currently engaged in a $300 million campaign that will help us to fulfill our role as a global leader in sustainable development. Be our partner and ensure the sustainability of the Earth Institute by making an unrestricted gift, or direct your gift to support endowed professorships, student financial aid, or scholarly and field-based research. If you are interested in making a leadership gift, contact the Director of Funding Initiatives, Carol Pooser by phone at 212-854-2853 or by email at cpooser@ei.columbia.edu.