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Give to UCI Oceans Initiative

Thank you for considering a donation to UCI Oceans at UC Irvine. Your donation will support coastal/ocean health, ocean education, research, student involvement and community engagement at UC Irvine and beyond. UCI Oceans brings together experts from the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, education, law, and governance in order to provide a holistic, innovative approach to understanding our waters, coastline and ocean. Because of its unique collection of interdisciplinary research approaches and strong community support, UCI Oceans is building its reputation as an organization for urban ocean studies, while producing high impact global-scale ocean research.

Oswaldo Martinez transports mulch in a wheelbarrow. Summer Institute for Sustainability Leadership students are trained on how to develop sustainability projects during their time at UC Irvine.

May 22-24, 2017. UCI Oceans hosts the Headwaters to Oceans Conference
(H2O) at the Beckman Center at UCI. Here, Celeste Cantu presents on
integrative management of the Santa Ana watershed. #H2Ocon

Amelia Unsicker is a first-year Dance MFA Candidate who received a Global Climate Action Fellowship for her project to develop new and innovative forms of engagement around climate change including dance, short films, and the use of art.

May, 2017. UCI Oceans students graduating with honors @UCI_OCEANS


Support Oceans Research

Your donation will empower students, faculty, staff, and community partners with the skills, tools, and relationships to lead the oceans initiative at UC Irvine and beyond.

$100 Donation 

Sponsor a student to speak at an organization about local coastal issues.

$500 Donation

Purchase the latest technology for oceans-related research.

$2,500 Donation

Create a fellowship opportunity, such as the study of trash in local waters or the effects of climate change on local marine protected areas for UCI students who are enthusiastic to make a global difference.

$10,000 Donation

Fund a research grant for UCI faculty who are developing solutions to improve coastal and ocean health.


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