Help us to continue growing a more sustainable and just food system
We are grateful to our donors and community partners who help us achieve our mission. Donors help us advance our excellence in teaching, research and public service for the betterment of our region, province, nation and the world, and to support our students who are our leaders of tomorrow.
Your outstanding generosity and vision make it possible for us to contribute to a healthier environment and a better understanding of the relationship between food, diet, nutrition, and health.
UBC Farm receives $2M from founders of Nature’s Path Foods
The donation from Arran and Ratana Stephens, co-founders of North America’s largest organic breakfast and snack foods company, is a personal gift to the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. The gift will help fund capital infrastructure essential for agriculture research and operations as UBC Farm expands its programs and transitions to a certified organic farm.
UBC Farm receives $1M grant from Real Estate Foundation of BC
Local farming has been given a boost thanks to a $1 million investment from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia (REFBC) in support of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at the UBC Farm; where the next generation of farmers is being cultivated. The grant, part of UBC’s start an evolution campaign, signifies the largest ever made by REFBC and marks a joint 10-year partnership between REFBC and CSFS.
UBC Farm and CIRS receive $2M gift from RBC Foundation
The UBC Farm and CIRS received a $1 million donation from The RBC Foundation. Photo: UBC Farm The University of British Columbia has received a $2 million donation from The RBC Foundation in support of a number of sustainability projects across its Vancouver campus. This generous gift will support The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at the UBC Farm and CIRS.
Blue & Gold Campaign supports students
UBC launched the Blue & Gold Campaign for Students with the goal of raising $100 million over three years to support students. Those who give to the Blue & Gold Campaign provide promising students access to a life-changing education. Read the stories of LFS students who were able to complete a masters or professional program thanks to a student award.
Ways You Can Give
From making a donation to volunteering your energy to sharing your expertise with a group of students, your gifts make our program stronger and smarter. Kind of like you.
We grow our programs through the generous donations of generous alumni, community, and friends. If you are looking to support the Faculty with a donation, get in touch with us.
Mentor one of our students, read through some of the incredible applications we get to the faculty, or do a little digging on the Farm. There are lots of ways to volunteer.
Whether you want to inspire, persuade, compel or just engage, sharing your knowledge with our students is a great way to give.
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Make a Difference
Whatever your philanthropic passion may be—whether it is sustainable farming practices, feeding the world, healthy soil and water, organic agriculture, or health and nutrition—you can find a way to support it by giving to The Faculty of Land and Food Systems. We are grateful to have community partners who invest in our efforts in helping us find innovative solutions to the world’s most critical land and food systems’ challenges and to ensure that deserving students receive a top-quality education. Thank you for considering a gift to LFS. Discover your philanthropic passion here.