Donors like you contribute, by far, the greatest portion of the gifts and pledges that keep our top-flight education and research programs going strong, so we can train the next generation of environmental leaders and advance critical environmental research to inform decisions that can make our world healthier and more sustainable for all. 

Whatever your area of interest or your desired level of giving, we have opportunities for you to make a meaningful impact, whether it is through a monthly contribution, an endowment, or a one-time gift. All giving levels are greatly appreciated.

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Funding Priorities

The Nicholas School has many opportunities for individuals, couples and families to make a difference through philanthropic support. Here are a few of our current fundraising priorities. We would be happy to discuss these, or other areas of interest, with you so we can find the perfect giving opportunity for you.

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Financial Aid

Delivering a premier interdisciplinary environmental education is expensive. You can help us open doors for talented students to make their dreams of pursuing an environmental education at Duke a reality.

Learn about the Nicholas School’s Financial Aid Initiative to increase scholarship and fellowship support for deserving students. 

Our Nicholas Scholars Program, funded through generous gifts to financial aid, provides our highest level of scholarship support ever to an elite group of emerging environmental leaders.

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