Giving Opportunities

If you believe a better world is not only possible, but necessary, then start now by giving to Auburn University Office of Sustainability. See below for the numerous ways you can make a donation.

Help us to make a difference now.

  • Sustainability Advocacy Society

The Sustainability Advocacy Society provides unrestricted funding for the office to carry the message of sustainability farther and to plant it deeper on the campus and in the community. Members pledge $1,000 for three consecutive years and become part of a group that is committed to creating a more sustainable world. Among other things, funds from the society will help to develop and support Auburn's Climate Action Plan, the roadmap that will guide Auburn to carbon neutrality.

  • Common Future Fund

Named for the Brundtland Report produced by the UN World Commission on Environment and Development, the Common Future Fund will support students in their pursuit of the knowledge and experience necessary to lead the world toward a more sustainable future. The fund acknowledges the fact that each successive generation will be faced with new challenges and that for the good of our common future we must provide what support we can to the leaders of tomorrow.

  • Endowments

Give a gift that keeps giving. Create a named endowed scholarship, chair or professorship, and help Auburn attract energetic, forward thinking students and faculty for our sustainability programs. To create an endowment, contact the Office of Development at

  • Corporate and Foundation Support

Your corporation or foundation can support Auburn's Office of Sustainability in many ways, including scholarships, research, outreach programs, on-campus projects and faculty initiatives. Please contact Don Crow ( or the Office of Sustainability for a more complete discussion on ways to partner with Auburn's Office of Sustainability.

How to Give

There are numerous ways to make your gift:

  • Give on-line through the Office of Development. Click on the link and under "Gift Designation, Auburn University: Area of greatest need," in the dropdown menu choose Office of Sustainability.

  • Contact this office directly at 33-844-7777 or email Or call the Office of Development at 334-844-1139.

  • To give corporate or foundation support, contact:
    Don Crow
    Director Corporate and Foundation Relations
    317 South College Street
    Auburn University
    Auburn, AL 36849

    Ph: 334-844-1288


"Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Brundtland Report: Our Common Future, 1987

Donor Recognition

Be one of the first to make a gift to this new university office.

Donor Recognition, 2009