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Support ARCS Foundation, San Diego


ARCS Foundation chapters provide a unique and cost-effective vehicle for channeling dollars into education without
deductions for administrative overhead. When a gift is made to the ARCS Foundation Scholar Award Fund, 
100% of each contribution is awarded to a student. All operating expenses are covered by member dues
and special underwriting and all ARCS Foundation members donate their services.

Gifts to ARCS Foundation of any amount are gratefully appreciated 
and are recognized on the Chapter Donor Honor Roll. 

All Funds Contribute to the Annual ARCS Graduate Degree Scholar Awards

Scripps Research, SDSU, UC San Diego, and USD: Awarded $10,000 per Scholar

When an individual donor funds a full Scholar Award, that award is named after the donor.

Thank you for your generous donations to support the next generation
of scientists, engineers and medical researchers!

     ·       Donation by Credit Card:  Click on the "Donate Now" Button below.

     ·       Donation by Check:  To make a donation by check, please make your check payable to ARCS Foundation, Inc. San Diego Chapter.

Enclose a note indicating the check is for your donation to ARCS San Diego Chapter Scholar Fund,

and mail the check to: ARCS Foundation, Inc. – San Diego Chapter, ATTN: Christine Diaz, 207 W. D Street, Encinitas, CA 92024  


     ·       Other Donation Options:  To make a donation of stock, create an endowment, or include ARCS in your Estate plans, please send an email inquiry to ARCS at 

Annual Gifts to the Scholar Award Fund

Gifts to ARCS Foundation Scholar Award Fund support both continuing and new Scholars. All gifts received during the fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are awarded at the beginning of the following academic year.

Memorial & Honorary Gifts

Gifts may be made in memory of a loved one, or in recognition of an individual on the occasion of a birthday, anniversary, or special event. All memorials and honoraria help build the Endowment Fund.

Gifts to ARCS Foundation Endowment Fund

Gifts to ARCS Foundation Endowment build an investment fund, the earnings of which provide a permanent source of income to support the Scholar Award Fund in perpetuity. 

Gifts to ARCS Legacy Society

ARCS Legacy Society comprises donors who have provided for ARCS Foundation in their estate plans. Donations through the Legacy Giving Program go directly to our Endowment Fund which supports our ARCS Scholar Awards. To learn more about the ARCS Legacy Society, please review our fact sheet.



Marti and Frank Panarisi, longtime supporters of ARCS, explain why the Legacy Giving Program is so important for our future.


We of ARCS Foundation thank you for your partnership in support of the dedicated and hard-working Scholars.


Kristin Boyd | Vice President, Fund Development | | (619) 203-0912

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