Endowed Programs

endowed gifts

Endowed gifts permanently sustain UC Press publishing programs within particular subject areas, and offer donors the uniquely rewarding opportunity to perpetuate their legacy in books of enduring value.

Named Endowment Funds may be established with a minimum gift of $25,000, and typically include donor acknowledgment in one to two books per year. Imprints may be established with a minimum gift of $250,000, and typically include donor acknowledgment in two to six books per year, along with a specially designed logotype.

UC Press endowments and imprints include:

A Naomi Schneider Book

Ahmanson Foundation Endowment Fund in Humanities

Ahmanson Murphy Imprint in Fine Arts

Anne G. Lipow Endowment Fund in Social Justice and Human Rights

Atkinson Family Foundation Imprint in Higher Education

Barbara S. Isgur Endowment Fund in Public Affairs

Ben and A. Jess Shenson Endowment Fund in Visual and Performing Arts

Constance and William Withey Endowment Fund in History and Music

Eric Papenfuse and Catherine Lawrence Endowment Fund in Film and Media Studies

Fletcher Jones Foundation Imprint in Humanities

George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies

Joan Palevsky Endowment Fund in Literature in Translation

Joan Palevsky Imprint in Classical Literature

Judy and Bill Timken Endowment Fund in Contemporary Arts

Lawrence Grauman, Jr. Fund

Leo and Florence Helzel Endowment Fund in Northern California Art

Leslie Scalapino – O Books Fund

Lisa See Endowment Fund in Southern California History and Culture

Peter Booth Wiley Endowment Fund in History

Philip E. Lilienthal Imprint in Asian Studies

Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Endowment Fund in Environmental Studies

Richard and Harriett Gold Endowment Fund in Arts and Humanities

Robert and Meryl Selig Endowment Fund in Film Studies

Roth Family Foundation Imprint in Music

S. Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies

Simpson Imprint in Humanities

Sonia H. Evers Endowment Fund in Renaissance Studies

Sue Tsao Endowment Fund in Chinese Studies