Giving Opportunities

Gifts to the Faculty of ALES support our students, faculty and programs. The faculty has identified the following priorities. For all giving opportunities, please contact Marie Perron, Assistant Dean of Development, at marie.perron@ualberta.ca or 780-492-1896, or give online. 

Give to ALES

ALES Centennial Dutch Endowment
Established by alumnus Wes van der Lee, the endowment helps future leaders of Alberta agriculture by providing then with an opportunity to access international education at the higher learning institutions and industry in the Netherlands, the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products.

Rangeland Ecology and Management Fund 
The Rangeland Ecology and Management Fund supports research conducted at the Rangeland Research Institute - Mattheis Ranch that will provide Alberta ranchers with practical information they can put to use in their operations and affect changes in agricultural land use policy.

Experiential Learning Opportunities
The Experiential Learning Fund support students who participate in field schools, practicums, internships, community-service learning or other faculty or student-led initiatives that provide opportunities to apply classroom learning in everyday situations.

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
Scholarships, awards and bursaries ensure that a university education remains accessible for students who may have limited financial resources but whose ability and ambition are limitless.

Emerging Priorities

The Dean’s Fund for Excellence provides the faculty with the flexibility to support and direct initiatives and needs important to the success of our faculty. It provides seed funding for new initiatives, supports academic programs, technology, facility enhancements, research assistance, student activities and much more.