Giving to Geography and Earth Sciences

The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is comprised of physical, natural and social scientists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Our mission is to create, extend and disseminate applied and theoretical scientific knowledge of the Earth’s physical, natural and human systems and their interactions through scholarly research, teaching and service. 

How to Give:

Credit Card

To donate via credit card, please click on the green “Give Now” box below and follow these instructions:

  1. Under Gift Amount and Designations, enter the amount you wish to give and then select One or more colleges, schools or units.  
  2. Scroll to bottom and select Other Area Not Listed and then Continue.  
  3. In the box to the right of Other Designation Not Listed type in Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Discretionary Fund #448043 and complete the form.

Checks

Please enclose this form with your check made payable to “UNC Charlotte Foundation” and mark Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Discretionary Fund on the Memo line.  Please mail to:

UNC Charlotte
Office of University Development
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223

Matching gifts

If you or your spouse/partner work for company that matches your charitable gifts, you may be able to increase the size of your donation through a matching gift. Search our online database to see if your organization participates.

Endowments

Gifts made to create an endowed fund are invested for perpetuity. A portion of the earned income is then used to support the fund’s purpose. Any excess earnings are reinvested, allowing the fund to grow. Endowments may be created for student scholarships and fellowships, faculty chairs and professorships, or many other purposes.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts include gifts of marketable securities such as stocks and bonds; estate gifts through a bequest in a will or through a trust; charitable gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts that provide a lifetime income stream to the donor; and other gifts of real estate or tax-deferred retirement assets.  For more information, please go to plannedgiving.uncc.edu.