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Never has the hope for a cleaner, more livable future been more urgent than at this moment. UC Davis, one of the most sustainable universities in the world, is at the forefront. Gifts are critical to ITS-Davis advancing its nation-leading sustainable transportation research, education and outreach programs. We would be honored to have your support. Contributions at all levels are welcome from alumni, friends, foundations and industry. Gifts to ITS-Davis are made unrestricted for our highest needs, or for specific programs, student support, and endowments.

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Additional Giving Opportunities

  • Environmental Justice and DEI Initiative Fund

    The Environmental Justice and DEI Initiative Fund will provide unrestricted support to the energy and transportation Institutes’ initiatives on Environmental Justice and Diversity.

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  • Turrentine Fund for Social Science Transportation Research

    The Turrentine Fund for Social Science Transportation Research will be used for graduate student support, including student research, as well as events and initiatives fostering conversation and collaboration with external scholars.

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  • Craig Matthew Childers Fund for Electric Vehicle Technology and Policy

    The Craig Childers Fund will assist UC Davis students advancing zero-emission electric vehicle technology and policy. The fund honors the great contributions to clean transportation and air quality of Craig Matthew Childers.

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  • Ryuichi Kitamura Fund

    The Kitamura Fund recognizes outstanding travel behavior scholarship by students and supports intellectual exchange in travel behavior research. A cash prize is awarded annually to the TRB Kitamura Paper Award winner(s).

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For more information on corporate giving, please contact Tom Mackey (530-754-6514 or For more information on foundation giving, please contact Karen M. Block (530-752-2147 or For more information on individual giving, please contact Tori Yashinski (530-752-6548 or

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