Priority Projects​

Support CKS Library Fund

CKS’s library is the largest free public library outside Phnom Penh, open to all. It offers unparalleled educational facilities to students of every age, as well as the general public and visiting scholars.

  • Support Basic Operations: Contribute to our Annual Fund.
  • Support acquisition of books ($15,000 per year)
  • Donate a new computer for our library reading room–annual updating ($1,500)
  • Reading room ($1,500 per year to connect the Library to the World Wide Web) Free internet connection.

Sponsor the translation of essential books into Cambodia’s native language Khmer

In the absence of books in Cambodia’s native language, CKS translates and publishes key texts. A donation of $10,000 will defray costs for an average 300-page book and will be acknowledged in the publication ($10,000 contributions).

Sponsor a Cambodian-American undergraduate to attend our intensive 6-week in-country summer Junior Resident Fellows Program ($3,500 each).

Support Travel Grants to enable Cambodians to participate in regional conferences ($1,000 each).

Sponsor a young Cambodian’s PhD thesis Research ($5,000 each)

Support CKS public outreach: regular workshops, our Director’s talks at US universities and community colleges.

Support any CKS program in honor of the late Dr. Benny Widyono.

Thank you for considering a special donation in honor of Dr. Benny Widyono.

All contributions are tax-deductible. We Are Grateful for your Support!

The Center for Khmer Studies is recognized in the U.S. as a tax-exempt institution under article 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax-deductible.

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