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Donating to IRI Programs

Thank you for choosing to give to the IRI. Your support will have real impact.

Donations allow us to target our efforts strategically and leverage ongoing initiatives by rapidly increasing funding where it is most needed. You are welcome to direct your gift to a region or activity; you are also welcome to simply allow us to allocate it to a program that needs support.

Ways to Give

Please include instructions on the region or activity, if any, to which we should direct your gift.

Make your gift online.

By Check: Please make your check payable to “The Trustees of Columbia University” and mail to the following address:

Office of the Director 
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, NY 10964-8000

If you have already made provisions for the IRI in your estate, or if you would like to learn more about other giving options, please contact Francesco Fiondella.


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The mission of the IRI is to enhance society’s capability to understand, anticipate and manage the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and the environment, especially in developing countries. The IRI conducts this mission through strategic and applied research, education, capacity building, and by providing forecasts and information products with an emphasis on practical and verifiable utility and partnership.