Make an impact.

When you support UC Davis with a gift to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, you’re making an investment in the future. Our faculty, researchers and students are working towards finding solutions to global issues such as climate change, water, food security and human and animal well-being.
Your partnership ensures our continued success. 


Donor Stories

“I believe in the innovative work that the faculty, staff and students at UC Davis are doing and by supporting them I feel like I am being a good steward for future generations."

Jerry Lohr is sustaining success through wine and philanthropy. Find out how you can, too.

This year, the College will have 15 new student support endowments valued at over $600,000, thanks to the Dean’s Circle Student Support Matching Program.

More about CA&ES Dean's Circle »

Faculty Profile

“Endowed chair funding, like the Russell Rustici Chair, allows me to take research risks that I would not typically be able to take.” Randy Dahlgren,
Russell L. Rustici Endowed Chair in Rangeland Watershed Sciences

Dahlgren understands the vital role endowed positions play in faculty retention and scholarly activity. Learn why faculty support of all kinds is a critical investment.

Student Profile

“Receiving these scholarships has been a gift of hope. You have trusted in me, a complete stranger, with your monetary contribution in order to help me fund my education... I am forever grateful to you.” Dennise Alatorre

Dennise, a recipient of several CA&ES scholarships, knows first-hand the impact of philanthropy. Read more student success stories.

Give now

Philanthropic investments amplify the impact the university can make through research, teaching, and outreach. Thank you for considering a gift to the College—it says that you believe in us and the opportunities we provide.

UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

Professor Charlie Bamforth

Bamforth holds the Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professorship in Malting and Brewing Sciences.

Design It, Build It

Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.