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Giving to the Linguistics Department

Thank you for supporting Illinois Linguistics! Now more than ever, we depend on alumni and friends of the department for help in funding our existing programs, new initiatives, facilities, faculty research, students' conference travel, and graduate and undergraduate students.

You may contribute in the following ways:

  • LAS Annual Development Fund in Linguistics

    To meet the department's most compelling needs and greatest opportunities including the recruitment and retention of talented faculty and development of programs specific to the undergraduate and graduate population.

  • To make a gift, click on the "Continue" button below. You will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information. To clear all inputs and selections click "Start over."

Or contribute by phone at 217-333-7108 or 877-265-4910 (toll free). We're also happy to discuss with you arrangements for endowed giving, gifts of security or property, and deferred gifts.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match donations. See the University of Illinois Foundation Matching Gifts list for over 7500 companies which will match your gift to Linguistics.

Why Give?

Your gifts, large or small, enable our department to thrive. You’ll be helping to support:

  • scholarships, awards, and fellowships.
  • departmental programs that build a interdisciplinary community within the University.
  • those who wish to travel domestically and abroad for conferences, additional study, and research.
  • outreach efforts to attract and retain talented graduate and undergraduate students.
  • professorships and faculty awards.
  • the work of faculty and students that addresses state, national, and global issues.