How to Become a Donor
To make a secure donation, please visit  the University of Hawaii Foundation secure Web site. You will have the option to choose a specific IfA fund; general donations should be made to the IfA Advancement Fund. We encourage you to support us as much as you can. Your gift is fully tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

More Information About Giving

Gifts and bequests to benefit the Institute for Astronomy are an important means of enhancing educational and research programs. They are tax deductible to the extent provided by law and may be made in the form of securities or through estate gifts. Opportunities to support the IfA’s education, research, and outreach goals include the following:

  • Sponsoring student or post-doctoral fellows
  • Providing gifts of laboratory or computer equipment
  • Endowing a named faculty position or research group within the IfA

Donations go to an IfA fund used for such activities as public outreach and graduate student support, at the discretion of the IfA Director. For more information, please contact our UH Foundation representative:
Charisse Pudiquet
Director of Development

Institute for Astronomy

We are one of the largest university astronomy programs in the world.