KIBM Giving Opportunities

Support of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind is vital for assuring the maximum impact possible of our work. Your contribution will build our capacity to catalyze innovative research, create connections between scientists in a variety of disciplines, and foster the long-term prospects of emerging scientists focused on the brain and mind.

Give Online

Give now by credit card through our convenient and secure online giving website.

Fred Kavli Endowment Fund (3769)
Endowment fund to support KIBM's research and programmatic initiatives. Until the end of 2021, the Kavli Foundation will match contributions to our endowment. If you would like to learn more about how to make the most of this unique opportunity, please contact Anne Harris at

Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (3796)
Current use fund to support KIBM's research and programmatic initiatives.

Give by Mail

Please make checks payable to the “UC San Diego Foundation" with the appropriate gift name and number listed above written in the memo line. Gifts can be mailed to:

UC San Diego Gift Processing
9500 Gilman Drive #0940
La Jolla, CA 92093-0940


We welcome suggestions from the KIBM community for activities and programs that are in line with the Institute’s efforts to bridge brain and mind research. Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students interested in taking a leadership role in a new KIBM initiative (by organizing workshops or boot camps, developing programs, participating in community outreach, etc.) are encouraged to submit a brief proposal using the following format:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Institution and Department
  • Email Address
  • Proposal
  • Time frame (if applicable)

Please send submissions or questions to