Contribute to the Southwest Institute on Religion, Culture, and Society

SIRCS needs your support in promoting a healthy conversation between religious commitment and democratic life. To donate to the mission of the Southwest Institute on Religion, Culture & Society, please do any of the following:

  • Go to the UNM Foundation Quick Donate page, and click on an amount, and then click on Search and type “SIRCS” into the box. Follow the easy steps to donate by credit card – and consider the “Check this box to be contacted about recurring billing options” to donate regularly.
  • Write a check made out to the "UNM Foundation" and send it to SIRCS c/o Richard Wood, MSC 05 3080, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001; please specify “SIRCS” prominently; or
  • Call Richard Wood (Professor of Sociology and founding director of SIRCS) at 505-277-2501

We greatly value your support and collaboration, and look forward to talking with you about our work. Current needs include:

  • Future public lectures on the role of faith traditions in American culture
  • Travel to speak about faith-based work for racial justice and immigrant rights
  • Student scholarships for international travel seminars regarding religion and social justice
  • Graduate student research on religion and the cultural/institutional underpinnings of democratic life
  • Talk to us about funding your priorities regarding religion and democratic life

Thank you for considering SIRCS in your annual giving, donations in memory of loved ones, estate planning, and occasional donations.