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Support the Department

Support Geography

The Geography Department offers a unique opportunity for our students. Much of the work we do is made possible through the generous gifts of donors. These gifts have been used to support independent student research fieldwork, class field trips, invited speakers, equipment for class and other projects, and student scholarships.

It is only through the wonderful generosity of donors to Geography that we can dream of success. Please take a few minutes and consider how valuable a resource this is to our students and help us continue these efforts with a gift.

There are several ways you can help us.

Unrestricted Gifts

These gifts allow us to apply your gift to the area of greatest need.

Designated Gifts

Please contact Evan Lichtenstein at the Miami University Division of University Advancement at (513) 529-1263 to find out how you can provide support for these areas.

How To Make Your Gift

Please make your check payable to the Miami University Foundation, designate Geography Department on the memo line, and send to:

Geography Department
c/o Miami University
725 E. Chestnut Street
Oxford, OH 45056

or give online:

Visit Miami's secure, encrypted online giving form and then:

  1. Under Designations, enter the dollar amount of your contribution in the Other fund box.
  2. Type in Geography Department in the Comments or additional gift details (academic area, class scholarship, etc.) box.

Stock/Appreciated Assets

Donors may transfer donate assets such as stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares, or real estate as gift commitments. The benefits of transferring appreciated assets may include tax deductions and the avoidance of capital gains tax. Please contact Evan Lichtenstein in the Miami University Division of University Advancement at (513) 529-1263 for further information.

Estate or Deferred Gifts

An estate or deferred gift to the Miami University Foundation designated for the Geography Department, can allow you or your advisors to incorporate future support for Miami University into your individual financial planning strategies. Please contact Evan Lichtenstein in the Miami University Division of University Advancement at (513) 529-1263 for further inform