The Program on Water in the West relies on the support of generous individuals, foundations and corporations to engage some of the brightest minds from throughout the university to find practical solutions to the world’s greatest environmental challenges. Unrestricted annual support allows our affiliated scholars and leadership to respond to compelling research opportunities. The work we do would not be possible without the engagement, vision and financial support of our donors. Make a gift online to help advance our work by clicking the link below and following these steps:

  1. Go to the "Direct Your Gift" section and choose the "Centers, Institutes and more" option in the drop-down menu of the first field. 
  2. In the second field choose the option for "Woods Institute for the Environment," our administrative home at Stanford
  3. Scroll down the page to the "Any Comments or Gift Instructions" field and type "Direct gift to the Program on Water in the West" 

Donors may also be interested in planned gifts and other ways to give. Learn more on Stanford's central Office of Development website.

Contact Information

Clare Knopick Wildenborg
Associate Director of Development,
Environment and Energy Programs
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305-5018


Gifts are tax-deductible under applicable rules. Water in the West is part of Stanford University's tax exempt status as a Section 501(c) (3) public charity.