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“The work of the Metcalf Institute is vital to nurturing and improving the way journalists communicate science to
a broad public audience. What Metcalf Institute is doing is so important to the health of our country.”

Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D.
Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere 

Fellows use a pipette to add chemicals to their microbe cultures. (Left to right) Lisa Song, SolveClimate News, Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Polish Daily News, and Xiaoqing Rong, Sing Tao Daily enjoy Friday's experiment.

Fellows prepare experimental bacterial cultures in the 2011 Marine Science Seminar for Journalists. (Left to right) Lisa Song, InsideClimate News, Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Polish Daily News, and Xiaoqing Rong, Sing Tao Daily.

Your support is critical to our success. By donating to Metcalf Institute, you will be helping to foster excellence in environmental reporting and improve public understanding of science and environmental issues.  In addition to donor support, Metcalf Institute benefits from the strengths of the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, one of the nation’s premier oceanographic research institutions.  When you give to Metcalf, you become a part of the Institute’s Graduate School of Oceanography family, and a Friend of Oceanography.

Fiscal Year 2014 Donors

Make your tax-deductible gift to Fund for URI: Metcalf Institute, GSO, today.

To donate online:  Visit the University of Rhode Island Foundation’s Online Giving web page. Under “Online Giving Opportunities” choose “Fund for URI: Metcalf, GSO” and enter your gift information on the secure site.

To donate by mail:  Print and complete this form and send to:

University of Rhode Island Foundation
Data Processing
P.O. Box 1700
Kingston, RI 02881-0488

Gifts to Metcalf’s Annual Fund, Fund for URI: Metcalf Institute, GSO, are tax-deductible and managed by the URI Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. To accommodate giving preferences, contributions to Metcalf Institute may be given anytime as cash or securities or in the future in the form of an annuity, remainder trust, or bequest. For more information, please contact Rita Verespy at the University of Rhode Island Foundation, (401) 874-9530 or

Questions about giving to Metcalf? Send an email to Sunshine Menezes, Metcalf Institute’s executive director, or call her at (401) 874-6499.

Thank you!