Discover CALS

See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

Moonshot thinking

From energy resources, greenhouse gas reductions, carbon capture, and resilience to adaptation, economics, climate justice, and food security.

The impact of giving

A man inspects Anot Forest Maple Lines


A $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support organizations across New York – including Cornell CALS – in building climate-smart farms and forests.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
image of a water droplet sculpture


Turning on a faucet for a drink rarely elicits deep thoughts on how the water got there. But two new Water Resources Institute “water drops” are packed with a torrent of information.

  • Climate Change
  • Nature
  • Water

Opportunities to support

Faculty, program support & research

CALS globally recognized faculty are the cornerstone of our reputation as a premier institution of scientific learning. Support CALS faculty working on a multitude of issues around 21st century agri-food systems.

Student support & affordability

Scholarship is critical to ensuring that the cost of a CALS education stays within reach of deserving students, regardless of their financial circumstances.

Flexible impact

Gifts to the CALS Annual Fund immediately impact top priorities by providing critical resources where they are needed most.