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Support the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Your gifts are vital to ensuring that the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center can continue producing cutting-edge research that addresses the needs, impact, and contributions of the Chicano and Latino populations of the United States. We rely on the support of people like you to maintain a high standard of excellence.

General Support

CSRC Director’s Fund: Gifts to this fund allow the CSRC to respond to immediate needs, enhance existing projects with additional resources, or respond quickly to new opportunities. Your gifts have supported such things as arts outreach, public programs in the Library, and hiring additional work study students.
Annual Fund gifts to the CSRC Director’s Fund also may qualify you for membership in the Chancellor’s Circle ($1,000+) or Chancellor’s Society ($2,500+), conferring additional recognition and benefits.


If you wish to support our robust research activities in such areas as public health, education, law, economic security, media impact, and the arts, please consider a gift to the CSRC Director’s Fund. Your gifts will enable us to support research assistants, augment grant funds, or seed new research initiatives. The online donation form is available here.

Library and Archive

Friends of the CSRC Library Fund: The Fund supports ongoing activities and operations of the CSRC Library, the only Chicano/Latino subject library in the United States. The Library offers a wide range of public events, lectures, film screenings, panel discussions and seminars, which these funds support. Funds also support the CSRC’s unrivaled archival program, supporting staffing and materials associated with the processing of new collections, and this fund also provides for new acquisitions of books and periodicals.
Donors to the Friends of the CSRC Library Fund are automatically enrolled in the Friends of the CSRC Library, entitling them to receive the Library newsletter and to attend special Library events and workshops.
We are always interested in adding important materials to our library. If you are interested in making a gift of your papers, please contact our Librarian, Lizette Guerra at (310) 206-6052 or


A Ver: Revisioning Art History Fund: The A Ver series is a first-of-its-kind book series that addresses the output and careers of successful but critically neglected Latino artists. The fund supports the production, printing and marketing of this multiple award-winning series.
The CSRC Press offers book sponsorship or named endowment opportunities in the form of imprints or named funds. Endowed imprints provide a steady stream of funding  in perpetuity to support the creation of new books of enduring value. If you are interested in sponsoring a book or in establishing an endowed fund, please contact CSRC Director Chon A. Noriega at

Other Giving Options

The easiest way to support the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center is to give through this website or to select us on the UCLA’s Annual Fund mailing.
If you would prefer to send a check, please make your check payable to The UCLA Foundation and mail it to us at:
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
Attn: Chon A. Noriega, Director
193 Haines Hall – Box 951544
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1544
If you would like to speak with someone personally or wish to discuss an endowment gift, a gift of stocks, securities or real estate, or if you wish to discuss the possibility of planned gift, please contact: Chon A. Noriega, CSRC Director, (310) 865-2363 or
Thank you for supporting research that makes a difference.