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A Vision for Impact

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Creating a sustainable society has never been more important. 

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is poised for impact by advancing knowledge critical to sustaining life on Earth, preparing students to lead, and catalyzing informed action to generate local, national, and global solutions. We welcome your partnership in this endeavor.

Read about the school's progress in our 2022-23 Year-in-Review

Foundational Launch Partners

Honoring the visionary philanthropists who have partnered with us to launch the school. Read more >

Ann and John Doerr

Funding priorities

Together, our impact is amplified. The school has identified the following priority needs to help it realize its full potential:

Annual Giving

Making Immediate Impact
Annual gifts are a crucial source of unrestricted funding that allows the school to support its greatest needs.

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New Faculty

Professor Jenny Suckale. Photo by Ker Than

Deepening Critical Expertise
The school aims to hire 60 new faculty in its first 10 years.

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Marine research. Photo by Rob Dunbar

Knowledge Into Action
Enhancing opportunities for collaboration with policy makers, thought leaders, and industry partners. 

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Research Grants

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Fueling Innovation
Competitive funding for early- and mid-stage research projects to accelerate progress on critical challenges.

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Student Support

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Teaching and Learning
Education is central to Stanford’s mission and critical to advancing discovery.

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Stanford column and palm trees. By Linda Cicero, Stanford News Service

For more information


Greg Gamble
Director of Development