Donors Making A Difference



  • Roberta Gordon

    Can farming slow climate change?

    A pioneering project at UC Santa Cruz’s Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems is exploring whether organic farms can save money and energy by skipping or reducing plowing—and potentially slow climate change. read more

  • Robert Mass

    Building just futures

    Alumnus Robert Mass hopes the new Science and Justice fellowships he arranged will train future engineers, artists, and scientists to assess hidden implications of their work. read more
  • Valerie Fuette

    Assistance and encouragement for politics students

    Starting in the 2018-2019 academic year, UC Santa Cruz’s Politics Department will award an annual scholarship to a student in need of financial help who has significantly improved their academic performance. read more
  • Harry O. Warren

    Harry O. Warren Endowment

    It came as a surprise to both the Arboretum and the Agroecology program when, upon his death in 1986, Harry Warren left a $600,000 bequest to establish endowments benefiting both the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and the Agroecology Program (known today as the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems or CASFS). This endowment is crucial in keeping the Farm and Garden facilities operational, safe, and in good condition, in order to support the center's extensive programs in education, training, outreach, and community service. read more

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