Donate to AIR

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Donate to AIR

We commit ourselves to the highest standards of research, the advancement of shared learning, continuous student enrichment, and collaborations across the University of Arizona campus and beyond. 

Your support enables us to continue enhancing research impacts and learning opportunities across the University of Arizona and among its communities.

We are deeply grateful for your partnership as we work together to solve the world's most pressing environmental and societal challenges to ensure a bright and resilient future.

Expanding Research Capacity

AIR science aims to serve society's needs by discovering solutions to modern challenges. This year, our specific research goals are to:

  • Create 1-2 additional applied research centers or programs within AIR
  • Establish a new endowed chair faculty position
  • Host a series of knowledge-sharing events for interdisciplinary researchers

Enhancing Experiential Learning

We are focused on expanding our education programs to provide more impactful opportunities for students. We are working to:

  • Provide life-changing, paid experiential learning opportunities to even more students
  • Establish a graduate interdisciplinary program in resilience practice that will prepare our future workforce to advance solutions across sectors

Advancing Sustainable Water Management

Water is a critical topic of our time, and policymakers, researchers, and engineers are rushing to find solutions together. Please help us to:

  • Fund ongoing and new research projects in water quality and reuse
  • Expand the university's academic capacity to support our communities, our partners, and our state decision makers in devising solutions for this critical resource

Ways to Donate

Interested in supporting the research and efforts of the Arizona Institute for Resilience? There are so many ways you can donate!


Checks should be made out to the “University of Arizona,” noting in the memo that the donation is for AIR. Checks may be mailed to: 

Arizona Institute for Resilience
1064 E. Lowell Street, Rm N582
PO Box 210137
Tucson, AZ 85721-0137

Corporate Matching

Many companies match the charitable contributions of their employees. In essence, you are doubling your money and doubling your support. Check with your human resources department for more information.


Gifts of appreciated securities can provide special tax advantages, including a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the gift and avoidance of capital gains taxes. Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds are accepted.

Estate Gifts

You may bequeath a specific asset, a dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or the remainder of your estate after all other gifts have been distributed. You can choose how the University of Arizona may use the funds from your bequest.

Real Estate

Gifts of real estate are sold quickly and converted into cash or used directly in connection with an existing AIR program. Accepted types of real are vacant land, residential property, or commercial property.

In-Kind Gifts

Tangible personal property that relates to the charitable purpose of the UA may be eligible for a deduction equal to the full fair market value of the item.

Donate Online

If you would like to know more about AIR and its programs, or just want to discuss specific opportunities for support, please contact Ilyssa Beckwith at