Invest in people. Invest in Ideas. Invest in the future of Georgia.

Gifts from alumni and friends of the Department of Geography make an essential difference in the lives of students and faculty and the state of Georgia. Keep in touch with us, learn what is exciting and new in the classroom and the laboratory, and make your gift in support of the program and people who gave you your start! Please make sure to keep your alumni profile updated! 

Unrestricted annual gifts provide essential support to fund undergraduate travel to conferences, support student organizations, improve classroom and lab space, and open doors for graduate students to present their work at professional conferences and conduct fieldwork.

Make a Donation

Endowments, special gifts, and planned gifts can create a permanent legacy, honor a loved one, and build the future of the department. Your year-to-year discretionary gifts enables Geography to capitalize on opportunities as they arise. Named endowment funds may be established in support of any Geography priority, and can honor loved ones, favorite professors, or other individuals. Many gifts support our students, faculty, research, outreach, and international programs. Thank you for including the Department of Geography in your philanthropic plans. 

For more information about giving, please contact the Franklin College Office of Development at (706) 542-4658.

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Giving by Check

To give to any of our funds by check, please make the check payable to the University of Georgia Foundation sent to the address below. (Please note Geography on the memo line of your check to ensure that funds are made available to the department.) 

Department of Geography
210 Field St., Room 204
Athens GA 30602-2502
Phone: 706-542-2856