Help Lick Thrive!

Lick Observatory is a multi-campus astronomical facility atop Mt. Hamilton in northern California. Its mission is to provide UC faculty and staff astronomers, as well as astronomy undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars, with frequent and long-term access to world-class observational facilities. The UC Berkeley Lick Observatory Operations Fund supports the science operations, instrument development, student and postgraduate training, and extensive public education/outreach efforts at Lick. This fund is managed directly by Professor Alexei Filippenko in the Department of Astronomy at UC Berkeley.

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To support Lick Observatory, you can make a tax-deductible donation by check or securities.  The UC Berkeley Foundation non-profit tax ID# is 94-6090626.

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  Donate by check
  payable to UC Berkeley Foundation:

  Maria Hjelm
  College Relations Officer
  College of Letters and Science
  University of California
  101 Durant Hall, MC 2930
  Berkeley, CA 94720-2930
  (510) 642-5979

On the memo line of your check, please write "UC Berkeley Lick Observatory Operations Fund FN7185000," or put those words in an accompanying note

 Donate stock or securities:

 Mary Ann De Pianto
 University Relations
 2080 Addison St, # 4200
 Berkeley CA 94720-4200
 (510) 643-2322

Mary Ann will provide you detailed information on how to transfer stock to UC Berkeley Lick Observatory Operations Fund (number FN7185000)

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