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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) 542-3581 or

Giving Online to our Funds

Giving by Mail to our Funds

If you wish to make a gift by check, make your check payable to: UGA Foundation.

Mail your gift to: 
UGA Foundation
Gift Accounting
One Press Place
Athens, GA 30602

Be sure to include the fund name on the memo line.

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    We appreciate your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click here to learn more about how to help us grow.

    Every dollar given has a direct impact upon our students and faculty.