Giving

You can contribute to our mission by donating to the Southwest Research and Outreach Center. Your tax-deductible contribution will support ongoing research and outreach initiatives in southwest Minnesota.

An easy online process allows you to make a new gift or pledge. Donations can be made to the following funds:

  • Southwest Research & Outreach Center Fundsupports the research and outreach mission of the SWROC, which focuses on enhancing rural vitality, agriculture, and environmental quality in southwest Minnesota.
  • Wally Nelson Crop Production Faculty Fund provides ongoing income in support of a faculty position that provides leadership for crop production research, extension, and education programs that support production agriculture throughout southwest Minnesota.
  • SWROC Research Gift Fundsupports research programs at the SWROC. Donors have the option to leave special instructions if you’d like your donation to go to a specific research program. 

If you prefer to mail in your gift, click here to download the gift form for mailing.

We appreciate all of you who generously contribute to our projects and programs. If you have any questions about giving to the SWROC, feel free to contact us.

Albert Sims, Director of Operations

507-752-7372

simsx008@umn.edu

Molly Werner, Office and Administrative Specialist

507-752-5062

werne022@umn.edu

Cynthia Cashman, Chief Development Officer

612-624-7489

jayco001@umn.edu