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Donate to environmental research and education
Help us to make a difference by supporting our research and education programs that are addressing the critical environment issues facing us today.

Together, we can tackle some of the greatest environmental challenges facing humanity. Your donation can help us achieve a just and sustainable environmental transformation, help us design just energy transitions with community benefits, understand the relationships between diverse cultures and environments, or assist communities in long-term adaptation planning.

Your support enables us to harness the power of multidisciplinary environmental research to tackle and transform the greatest environmental and sustainability challenges we face. Learn more about us and the research you could support.

Ways to give

There are several ways you can donate to the Sydney Environment Institute and each donation matters. You can choose to support one of our research or education programs through our online giving form.

If you are considering making a major gift or leaving a bequest, please email Peta Magee, one of our development professionals, who will be able to assist you through this process.

Your donation could support one of our high-impact projects:

Research out of food business incubator, Foodlab Sydney founded with City of Sydney, TAFE NSW and Foodlab Detroit has demonstrated improved capacity of its participants to develop and maintain successful business ventures or employment within the food industry contributing to an enhanced local ecosystem of “good food” based businesses and increased food security in the local government area and beyond.  

Funded by the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources and in partnership with Shoalhaven City Council this project engages with local communities to inform the creation of resilient processes for the protection of both wild and domestic animals in in the face of future catastrophic fires and other climate events. 

Working with leading youth mental health organisation, headspace, SEI's Collaborative Research Fellows Associate Professor Paul Rhodes and Dr Jamie Dunk are developing a set of written, video and seminar-based resources for clinicians responding to climate distress in Australian youth. 

Working with partner organisations in the Northern Rivers, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury regions, this newly funded project will examine the community groups who coordinated information, labour, and funding in response to the devastating 2022 NSW floods.