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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.

Ann and John Doerr

Foundational Launch Partners

Honoring the visionary philanthropists who have partnered with us to launch the new school.

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Sustainability Matching Program

Matching funds are available for gifts toward highest priority needs.

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Giving Opportunities

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

Professor Jenny Suckale. Photo by Ker Than
Deepening Critical Expertise

New Faculty

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

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Graduate student on beach with cables. Photo by Stacy Geiken
Teaching and Learning

Student Support

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

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Marine research. Photo by Rob Dunbar
Knowledge Into Action

Institutes and Initiatives

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

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Professor T Kovscek and PhD student Usua Amanam. Photo by David Kiefer
Fueling Innovation

Research Grants

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

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