Supporters like you provide our department resources to continue to attract outstanding students, to support critical faculty research, and to help defray some of the costs of community-based initiatives.

Whether you choose to give to our featured funding priorities or wish to make a gift to a specific fund, your generosity will help build future communities that exemplify thoughtful, sustainable design and support the physical and social well-being of the places we call home.

Our Featured Funds

Cherry blossoms on UW's Quad
CLASS OF 1959 SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the Class of 1959, this scholarship supports students who are committed to creating significant public spaces and are inspired by the beauty of the cherry trees in the Quad on the UW Seattle campus.

The International Fountain and the Space Needle at the Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington.
KENICHI NAKANO SCHOLARSHIP

Kenichi Nakano was one of the first graduates of our program in 1968. With the help of his family, friends, colleagues and the UW, this student scholarship fund was established to honor his years of teaching and mentoring.

Undated old photo of Richard Haag
HAAG ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Richard Haag founded our department and is one of the most celebrated landscape architects. His scholarship supports students who demonstrate a passion for living nature, plants, and horticulture as sources of design inspiration.

How to Make a Gift

Donate Online

Call with your credit card
To give over the phone with a credit card, call our Advancement Office at (206) 685-3751. Please specify the fund you wish to support.


Write a personal check

Make your check payable to the UW Foundation, indicate the fund you would like to support and mail your check to:
University of Washington Foundation
Box 359504
Seattle, WA 98195-9504

Tax information
Your gift may qualify as a tax-deductible, charitable contribution for federal tax purposes as allowed by IRS regulations. The UW Foundation’s Federal Tax ID is 94-3079432.

Contact us
For more information, please contact Claudia Vergara, Associate Director of Advancement: p:206.221.4027 e:claudv@uw.edu.