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Creating Endowments

Endowments afford a legacy for the donor and perpetual funding for the Center. To discuss creating an endowment, please contact Philip Williams, Center Director, at pjw@latam.ufl.edu. Sample endowments and amounts are provided below.

$30,000

$30,000

Endows a named Annual Lecture focusing on Latin American current events.

$40,000

$40,000

Endows a named Undergraduate Student Travel Fund to provide travel grants for students to complete internships, carry out research projects, or participate in Center study abroad programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

$50,000

$50,000

Endows a named Graduate Student Travel Fund to provide travel grants for graduate students to complete internships, attend conferences, or participate in Center study abroad programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

$75,000

$75,000

Endows a named Faculty Travel Fund for faculty to present their research at conferences in Latin America and the Caribbean or pursue collaborative research and reciprocal exchange agreements with Latin American institutions.

$100,000

$100,000

Endows a named Graduate Student Field Research Fund for graduate students to pursue thesis or pre-dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean or on US Latinos.

$250,000

$250,000

Endows a named academic year Graduate Fellowship for a student in the M.A. in Latin American Studies (MALAS) program.

$500,000

$500,000

Endows a named Faculty Research Fund to provide travel grants to faculty to pursue summer field research in Latin America and the Caribbean and thus remain at the cutting-edge of their disciplines.

$1,000,000

$1,000,000

Endows a named Professorship in any one of the Center’s current or proposed cross-campus interdisciplinary research and training programs: Tropical Conservation and Development; Latin American Business Environment; Law and Policy in the Americas; Crime, Law and Governance; Immigration and Latinos; Cuban Studies; and Agribusiness in the Americas.

$3,000,000

$3,000,000

Endows a named Eminent Scholar Chair in Latin American Studies in any one of the disciplines crucial to maintaining excellence at UF or in support of a cross-campus interdisciplinary research and training program.