Why Give

Your gift gives
• Growth by funding opportunities through research, conferences, and experiences that would not otherwise be possible
• Flexibility, allowing the Center to act upon new and innovative opportunities as they arise.
• Vision and imagination by supporting the strategic initiatives of our leadership team, and the cutting-edge, inspired research of our faculty.
• Global impact development of students who will become leaders in their industries, and who will use their talents to solve problems around the globe.

How to Give

UCR provides a number of opportunities and methods for individuals to make gifts to CE-CERT. Whether from alumni, parents, friends or organizations, each gift is a clear, meaningful statement of what is important to our community and ensures that our mission of using technology to achieve environmental sustainability is carried forward to another generation.

For more information on giving options, please visit UCR's Giving Page to learn about different gifting options. 

If you would like to create a unique gift experience of your own, contact Ashley Ferreira at for more information.

Honorary and Memorial Funds

Honorary and memorial funds provide an opportunity for you to recognize a person or persons who have had an impact on you, your career, the college, the community, or the world. Your gift ensures that their talents and contributions are recognized in perpetuity through the ongoing success of the college, its students and faculty.

The CE-CERT Fund

Gifts to the CE-CERT Fund from alumni, parents, friends or organizations can be designated to support undergraduate or graduate students, specific faculty researchers, or a general area of interest. These gifts can also be unrestricted to provide flexibility in supporting emerging centers of excellence, new initiatives and areas of greatest needs.

Scholarship Opportunities 
If you are a current student or researcher at CE-CERT and would like to be considered for these awards or would like additional information regarding eligibility, please email us at

Making a Difference - Our Current Donors and Awards