Donate to AIR

View of the ENR2 building from across the street

Donate to AIR

Arizona Institute for Resilience (AIR) commits itself to the highest standards of research, the advancement of shared learning, continuous student enrichment and collaborations across the University of Arizona campus and beyond. 

The need for private support is greater than ever before. Please join us by supporting our work as we aim to ensure a bright future for our planet, its people and its wildlife and natural resources.

Advancing Scholarship

Support the Carson Scholars Program by becoming a member of the Rachel Carson Circle.


Support our environmental research, programs and scholarship.


AIR is housed in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) Building, completed in the summer of 2015.

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