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 & Rajni Govindjee Award for Excellence in Biological Science

  Plant Biology Graduate Research Enhancement Fund

  Plant Biology Department Undergraduate and Graduate Programs (unrestricted)

  Plant Biology Annual Fund

  Plant Biology Greenhouse/Conservatory

  Sharon Gray Memorial Award Fund

  John R. Laughnan Travel Fund

  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 Braden Shain.

Braden Shain Braden Shain, Associate Director of Development
LAS Office of Advancement
phone: (217) 300-9993