Your Support Helps Accelerate the Decarbonization of the Building Sector

Join us in working to radically reduce the embodied carbon in building materials and construction. You can play a key role in this movement. Donate today!

The Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) is a program of the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington. Click here if your business would like to become a sponsor of the Carbon Leadership Forum.

For instructions on submitting a check or any donation through your Donor Advised Fund, see below.

Please let us know if you have any questions regarding your donation.

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Your gift helps…

Support cutting edge research:

For over a decade, CLF has been the leading research center in North America enabling fundamental understanding of embodied carbon reporting and accounting for building materials and construction.

Educate decision-makers:

CLF educates building industry professionals, companies, organizations, and policy-makers about the importance of whole-building life cycle assessment (LCA) and reducing embodied carbon.

Enable broad collaboration and resource-sharing:

Through the online CLF Community, CLF Regional Hubs in cities around the world, the CLF network of corporate sponsors, the CLF NGO Roundtable, and partnerships with researchers and activists worldwide, CLF helps drive change to decarbonize built environments.

Shape policies:

CLF develops model policies for cities, states, and national governments to drive the decarbonization of building materials through embodied carbon disclosure, low-carbon procurement policies, incentives, and compliance.

Incubate initiatives:

CLF incubates strategic initiatives, including the development of open access databases and tools to aid in calculating, comparing, and reducing the carbon footprint of materials, buildings, roads, bridges, and ports.

How to send a check

Payee: University of Washington Foundation (please include Carbon Leadership Forum in the memo line)

Send your check to:
Carbon Leadership Forum
c/o Anthony Hickling
3950 University Way NE
Box 355720 | 208 Gould Hall
University of Washington
Seattle, WA  98195-5720

How to submit a donation through your Donor Advised Fund

Please make your check payable to: University of Washington Foundation
UW Foundation Federal Tax ID: 94-3079432

Mailing Address:
BOX 359505 | 4333 Brooklyn Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA 98195-9505

Memo/note should include gift amount and indicate the fund: “Carbon Leadership & Research Forum / ARCCBE / 65-8620”

What are the tax benefits of a gift to the UW?

Your gift may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution for federal tax purposes as allowed by IRS regulations. The UW Foundation’s federal tax id is 94-3079432.

Does the UW use a portion of my gift for administrative or other purposes?

As is customary with universities and other non-profit organizations, a gift assessment is applied to select current use gifts upon their receipt, providing essential support to the University of Washington’s advancement efforts and institutional priorities. The assessment is 5 percent and applies only to contributions over $1,000 and under $5 million.

Questions about your donation?

Email Anthony Hickling, Managing Director