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You can foster informed public conversations about environmental challenges and their solutions.

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Metcalf Institute donors support unique, career-changing training for journalists and scientists, and your gifts have a domino effect: giving millions of news audiences access to nuanced news coverage of environmental issues. Join Metcalf Institute as we celebrate 20 years of bringing science to the conversation!

Help us foster informed discussions about these critical environmental challenges with a tax-deductible donation to the URI Annual Fund: Metcalf Institute by visiting the University of Rhode Island Foundation’s online giving page. (Note: this will take you to a secure website managed by the URI Foundation.)

Please give today. Every gift matters.

Donate Online
To donate securely online, including sustainer giving, visit URI Foundation’s Online Giving page and click on the list of giving opportunities. Scroll to the list of “Fund for URI: Affinity Groups” and check “Annual Fund: Metcalf Institute.”

Donate by mail
Make your check payable to “URI Foundation” and be sure to allocate your gift to Metcalf Institute by writing “URI Annual Fund: Metcalf Institute” or “Metcalf Institute Endowment Fund” in the memo field. Send to:
University of Rhode Island Foundation
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P.O. Box 1700
Kingston, RI 02881-0488

Other Ways to Give

Donations to Metcalf Institute are managed by the University of Rhode Island Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization and are tax-deductible.  Please let us know if your gift is intended for Metcalf Institute’s annual fund or the Metcalf Institute Endowment.

Questions about giving to Metcalf Institute? Contact Margaret Hayden, Metcalf Research Assistant, at 401-874-6024 or

Planned Giving
The URI Foundation accepts contributions to Metcalf Institute in the form of bequests, retirement plan gifts, or life insurance gifts. To make a planned gift to Metcalf Institute, contact Lindsey Yates-Grimley, URI Foundation, (401) 874-2042 or

Transfer of Securities
Contact Sandy Pendlebury, URI Foundation, at 401.874.4533 or to donate via transfer of securities.

Employer Match
Double or triple your gift with a match from your employer. Click here to find your company and let us know if you set up a matching gift.

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Metcalf Institute is honored to be a nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, a global network of businesses committed to donating 1% of their annual sales to selected organizations that contribute to a healthier environment. Businesses and individuals who join this effort can allocate gifts to support Metcalf Institute. Learn more here.