Giving Opportunities

Our alumni, parents, and friends provide essential support for teaching, research, and program needs. Iranian Studies benefits from annual unrestricted support and major gifts designated for special purposes. Your generosity plays a critical role in our ability to fulfill our mission and is truly appreciated. Every gift counts.

There are many ways to support Iranian Studies. Listed below are our highest priorities. Unrestricted Support allows Iranian Studies to allocate funds to support the highest priority needs of the initiative. You may make an unrestricted gift to Iranian Studies online by clicking our Make a Gift button.

We invite you to support Iranian Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Your gift will also count toward the Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, the first comprehensive campaign to raise private funds to ensure the university’s excellence for future generations.You can make your gift through any of the following convenient methods:

  • ONLINE -To make your contribution now via our secure online giving website, click the “make a gift” button located on the home page.


  • PHONE/MAIL – You may make a gift by phone or e-mail. If you’re interested in making a major gift or have any questions about the vehicles for involvement, please contact Leslie Gray, (805) 893-4193 or We look forward to working with you to meet your philanthropic goals.

For more information about supporting the Iranian Studies initiative please contact Leslie Gray, Director of Development, Humanities and Fine Arts (805)-893-4193 or

Your generosity is greatly appreciated.