Department of
Plant Biology

Giving to Plant Biology

Please join the growing circle of friends and graduates of the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois who have made an impact on our program through their generous gifts. Even a small gift can provide an opportunity that can signifcantly enhance our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Your contribution to Illinois Plant Biology will:

  • Enable us to acquire special equipment to improve outcomes in Plant Biology courses.
  • Provide support to students conducting undergraduate and graduate research.
  • Help students participate in off-campus courses and workshops.
  • Help students attend and present their research at national and international meetings and conferences.

Explore the menu at left to learn more about Illinois Plant Biology. Please feel free to contact our Department Head to learn more about the importance of your gift, or if you are considering making a legacy gift.

Contribute Now

To make a gift, please select a fund and gift level below. By clicking Continue to Payment, you will be redirected to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure online site for your personal and credit card information. Gifts made by credit card may be made in monthly installments.

  Govindjee and Rajni Govindjee Award for Excellence in Biological Research Fund

  Plant Biology Graduate Research Enhancement Fund

  Department of Plant Biology Unrestricted

  LAS Annual Fund for Plant Biology

  Plant Biology Greenhouse Support Fund

  Sharon Gray Memorial Award Fund

  John R. Laughnan Fund in Plant Biology

  Tom Phillips Lecture Fund

Select gift level:   $500   $250   $100   $50   Other amount

~ Thank you, for your support ~

Opportunities for Major Gifts

To learn more about investing in the future of our students, faculty, research, and more, please contact Paul Winterbotham.

portrait of Paul Winterbotham Paul Winterbotham, Assistant Director of Development
LAS Office of Advancement
phone: (217) 300-9993