How to Give

Our alumni and friends provide essential support for the Program of Environmental Studies. The Program benefits from annual unrestricted support and major gifts designated for special purposes. Your generosity plays a critical role in our ability to fulfill our mission and is truly appreciated. Every gift counts.

We invite you to be a part of the Program’s success in educating the next generation of leaders by making a gift to the Program either on-line, via mail, or by phone.


Unrestricted gifts to the program can be made by credit card through our secure on-line giving form.

Give to Environmental Studies

By Mail

To make a gift by mail (via check or credit card) or to designate your gift to a specific purpose,
please fill out the downloadable form (pdf) and return to:

Bethany Innocenti
Lead Director of Development for the Sciences, Dean's Office
2517E Phelps Hall
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6035

Bryan Kerner
Director of Development for the Sciences
Phone: (805) 893-7223 / Fax: (805) 893-5821 / Alternate Phone: (805) 823-3482
2505E Phelps Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6035

By Phone

You may also make a credit card gift by phone by contacting Roxanne Morganstern 805-893-5075.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor corporate matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions that their employees or spouses make. Matching gift programs can double or possibly triple your donation. Please obtain your company’s matching gift form and return it with your contribution.

Wire transfers or gifts of securities (stock)

For information about making a contribution via wire transfer or gifts of securities, please contact Bethany Innocenti at 805-893-4963.

Planned Giving/Estate Gifts

For information about making a gift through planned giving vehicles such as charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, gift annuities, bequests, or other vehicles please visit UC Santa Barbara’s Planned Giving website or contact Chris Pizzinat (805-893-5126 or  

We offer a sincere thank you for your assistance toward ensuring that our Program continues to be among the strongest in the nation.

Dr. David N. Pellow, Chair
Environmental Studies Program

Students monitoring the lagoon

I can honestly say that I have been able to use everything I learned in the ES Program. The interdisciplinary education prepares you for almost anything that can come your way.

— Deb Callahan
President, Heinz Center
Class of 1981