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) 542-3581 or Franklingifts@uga.edu. Giving Online to our Funds Rice Geography Support Fund James O Wheeler Endowment in Geography Geography Conference Fund Geography Department Fund CRMS Geography Fund Meentemeyer Support Fund Atmospheric Sciences Program Support Fund - Provides support for the Atmospheric Sciences Program; a program that addresses the needs of students interested in studying meteorology or climate science. 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.