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There are many ways to support the Plant Biology department. Financial contributions are most welcome, but we also appreciate our alumni who give their time to speak to our current students and new graduates by providing advice about careers in specific areas. Be sure to update your Alumni Profile!

We would love your support

Thank you for your interest in making a gift to the Plant Biology Department at the University of Georgia. Gifts from alumni and friends like you play a critical role in our ability to recruit and retain the most outstanding students and faculty and to provide every student with exceptional educational opportunities while they are here. Please see our departmental support funds below.

If you would like to pay by check, please make payable to the UGA Foundation. Please indicate the specific fund you wish to support. If you have questions about giving, stock transfers or property, please contact the Franklin College Office of Development at (706) 542-3581 or

Gifts are tax deductible. Thank you for your support of the University of Georgia!

Giving Online to our Funds

  • The Plant Biology Graduate Student Award Endowment  - Gifts to this account support our efforts to grow our Plant Biology graduate program. The income is used to supplement graduate student stipends based on need and merit. This provides enhanced training to ensure that our students are competitive in addressing national needs in food, health, bioenergy, and environmental security. Please join us in supporting the next generation! * If you would like to name your gift in honor of someone or in memory of someone, please specify their name.
  • The Plant Biology Research and Education Fund - Gifts to this account will support the research and educational activities of the Plant Biology Department. This includes support for seminar programs, conferences, travel, research, to improve facilities, and for similar activities that support and enrich the research and educational functions of the Department. The Fund also provides support for Plant Biology undergraduate and graduate students through scholarships, fellowships, or other special awards that would enrich their professional development.
  • UGA Herbarium Discretionary Fund - The Herbarium Discretionary Fund is used for programs of the University of Georgia Herbarium, a significant collection of over 280,000 accessioned specimens of plants. These funds support student research and training projects, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, which contribute to collection growth and document the changing biodiversity of the state.

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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