Support the Walter Rand Institute

Whether providing financial support for student-focused initiatives at WRI or the broader mission of the Institute to the region, each commitment made to WRI is a step forward to a stronger, more vibrant South Jersey.

WRI Initiatives Fund

Provides support for the Institute to realize its overarching strategic mission of being responsive to South Jersey’s needs and amplifying Rutgers’ teaching, training, and service goals, e.g. WRI-initiated research and evaluation, writing, dissemination, and public engagement efforts, and developing and expanding pathways for community-focused research in the region.

Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Gift

Provides support for student-focused programs and initiatives at WRI, including scholarships, fellowships, internships, student staff positions at WRI, and other opportunities for students to learn and engage in community-focused research in South Jersey, data analysis, and writing.

Prefer to write a check to support WRI? 

Make Checks Payable to: Rutgers University Foundation

-please put preferred fund in check memo section – WRI Initiatives Fund or Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Gift.

Mail check to:

Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, Rutgers-Camden
C/O Jacqulyn Lehrian, Department Administrator
411 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1521

Questions? Please contact Jacqulyn Lehrian, WRI Department Administrator at  or