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Our center's different elements coalesce to promote a strong scientific underpinning for protection and restoration of the region’s water resources, recreational lands and natural ecosystems.  

Make a Difference, Invest in the Future

Help us in understanding and promoting unique, crucial research to protect and restore Florida’s water resources and nationally-recognized natural ecosystems.

Immediate Needs

Infrastructure & Technology

Help further develop research and infrastructure to better protect and restore our water resources, recreational lands and natural ecosystems.

  • $25M: Consolidate all operations in single Science and Education building to expand laboratory capabilities and enhance collaborative efforts.
  • $10M: Build new Field Operations Center to support unique research and house key equipment.
  • $250K: Support acquisition of critical analytical and field equipment necessary to conduct observations in real time.

Research & Faculty 

Support restoration efforts and inform policy through cutting-edge research and strategic recruitment.

  • $1M: Endow a Named Professorship to expand work in aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry and aquatic toxicology.
  • $500K: Fund Large Research Projects across key focus areas, including water quality, ecological monitoring, urban water, biogeochemical cycles and chemistry of wetland systems.
  • $100K: Support for 3 year-long doctoral assistantships for graduate students to work with our experts.

Training & Education

Enhance the development of cross-cutting solutions and tools while engaging decision makers to impact human and ecosystem health in real time.

  • $40K: Funds to support volunteer participation in research, education and outreach
  • $30K: Support for high-risk, high-reward, rapid intervention environmental programs.
  • $20K: Scholarships to support the education of 4 undergraduate students.

Ways to Give 

There are many ways to support the amazing work we do.

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In Person

Reach out and learn more about how you can help us build the future. Call 305-348-4232 or contactour Advancement Team.

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By Mail

Send your check or money order made payable to the FIU Foundation, Inc to:
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St, ECS 450
Miami, FL 33199
Please include Southeast Environmental Research Center in the check memo/note.
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Leave Your Legacy

Make a difference that will last a lifetime. Endowed funds create a permanent impact and provide ongoing support for future discoveries and exploration.