Support Us


The Juneau Icefield Research Program is run by volunteers and relies heavily on volunteer effort and charitable contributions to sustain its annual mission to provide an unparalleled educational and expeditionary experience.  Please consider helping JIRP and its non-profit parent organization (Foundation for Glacier and Environmental Research) through a number of different ways.  Write a check and send it directly to our Juneau office or with a credit card directly to several different scholarship funds:

Donate to the FGER - General Fund: Donations are used to fund all aspects of JIRP

Donate to the FGER - JWM JIRP Scholarship Fund:

Donate to the FGER -  M3 JIRP Legacy Fund


Get some JIRP gear

You can order JIRP t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, postcards, and stickers any day of the year!

Go to our official online store whenever you’re looking to replace your t-shirt or find a great present for someone.




The success of JIRP is due to the efforts of volunteers and contributors such as yourself.  We greatly appreciate your continued support and look forward to a bright future with your continued efforts to help JIRP.  We are grateful for past support from:     

Alaska Air National Guard
Alaska Electric Light and Power
Alaska Department of Highways
Alaska Maritime Lines
American Geographical Society (AGS)
ARCO Alaska Inc.
Arctic Institute of North America
Arizona State University
The Bendix Corporation
The Boeing Company
Bundeswehr University – Munich, Germany
Cellular One
China National Geosciences University
Changchun University of Earth Sciences
Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp.
Columbia University
Echo Bay Mines
Explorers Club, NYC
Fed. Office of Water Resources Research
Grey Line of Alaska
J.L. Darling Co.
Longyear Drilling Company
Michigan State University
Mass. Institute of Technology (MIT) 

Margaret C. Moore Trust 
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
National Geographic Society (NGS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)


National Surveying Co.
National Weather Service
Naval Oceanographic Office
Nepal Bureau of Mines and Geology
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Pacific Science Center
Readers Digest
Barb and Dan Reid Fund
Rotary Club of Juneau
Salzburg University, Austria
Susman and Asher Foundation
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Union Oil Co.
University of Alaska
University of Hokkaido, Japan
University of Idaho
University of New Brunswick, Canada
University of Wyoming
U.S. Air Force (USAF)
U.S. Army Research Office (ARO)
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Interior
U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
U.S. Geological Society
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Juneau
Washington Water Power (Avista)

and numerous individual donors.

Other Ways to Support Us


Support our organization through JIRP's online store- anything from calendars to posters and mugs: To visit our online shop, click here.

Use Amazon Smile

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Foundation for Environmental and Glacier Research. Bookmark the link: and support us every time you shop (with no extra cost to you).


Foundation for Glacier and Environmental Research is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

IRS Filings:

FGER IRS 501(c)(3) Determination Letter

2012 FGER Form 990

2013 FGER Form 990

2014 FGER Form 990

2015 FGER Form 990

2016 FGER Form 990

2017 FGER Form 990


*Please note if your donation is for the General Fund, JWM JIRP Scholarship Fund, or the M3 JIRP Legacy Fund. Make checks payable to FGER. All donations are tax deductible.