Generous gifts and research grants make up over 85% of CIERP’s operating budget.

We wish to acknowledge the generous donations of CIERP supporters, who have made student-led events, travel for experiential learning, internships, research assistantships, and research travel possible.

When you make your gift, please select “Other” and enter “CIERP – Fletcher Fund” to direct your gift to CIERP. See more detailed instructions below.

If you are interested in directing your gift to one of the four specific areas below, please contact Jillian DeStone. Otherwise, we will gratefully direct your gift to the area of most need within CIERP.

Thanks to your gifts, CIERP is able to fund the following:

Student Events

CIERP Predoctoral Fellow, Hengrui Liu, provided information about CIERP and CPL at the student-run Tufts Energy Conference. 

Learn more about events.

Student Travel

IERP alum, Iain Addleton, received a CIERP travel scholarship to analyze the development of the Scottish offshore wind industry for his capstone. While in Scotland, Iain attended the Scottish Renewable Energy Conference (SREC) in Edinburgh and visited the Orkney Islands, home to some of the most innovative energy demonstration projects in Europe. 

Learn more about the CIERP Travel Fund.


IERP alum, Juliette Devillard, held a one-hour public speaking and idea-pitching training for 50 start-up members during her internship at Greentown Labs in the summer of 2018.  After her internship, Juliette credited her newly-formed career focus on innovation in the clean technology field to her internship at Greentown Labs. 

Learn more about student internships.


The Climate Policy Lab team, including two doctoral students, met with US Embassy and USAID officials in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, while conducting research into policy solutions for a low-carbon future in June 2019.

Learn more about CIERP’s research.

Giving Instructions

To give online to CIERP:

  1. Go to the Fletcher giving page
  2. Under ‘Select an Area’ choose Other and type in "CIERP - Fletcher Fund" to be sure that your gift goes directly to support CIERP's initiatives.

To give by U.S. mail to CIERP:

Please make your check payable to "Trustees of Tufts College," include a note specifying "CIERP – Fletcher Fund," and mail to:

Office of Development and Alumni Relations
The Fletcher School
Tufts University
128 Professors Row
Medford, MA 02155-7082 USA

For more information:

If you are interested in sponsoring a research program or underwriting an element of student training such as internships or Research Assistantships, please contact Jillian DeStone.

Learn more about Giving to Fletcher here.