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Donation Opportunities

Geology Donation Opportunities

The Geology Department has five major funds to which alumni and friends can give.

If you’re interested in giving, contact us or the Western Colorado University Foundation. You may also indicate one of the Geology funds on the donation card when the Foundation runs its annual campaigns. We’re grateful for your support of the next generation of Geology students.

Support the delivery of field experiences through field trips.

  • $1,000 – cover lodging, transportation and meals
Real World
Sponsor student(s) travel to professional meetings.

  • $1,500/student – cover lodging, transportation and meals
Field Camp Sponsor student(s) to participate in field camp.

  • $1,500 – cover tuition
  • $2,000 – cover tuition and fees
Lunch & Learns Sponsor an on-campus guest lecture.
Schedule a time to visit campus and educate students on the topic of your choice.

  • $400 – cover lunch for the students
Help students participate in research experiences.

  • $500 – support analytical data acquisition.
  • $1,000 – support field work travel and incidental expenses
  • $1,000 – supplement student stipend to cover wage losses associated with time spent on research
  • $2,000 – contribute to a fund that supports student travel to present at professional meetings

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