University of California, Riverside

Department of Earth Sciences

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How you can help the Department of Earth Sciences

Your gift can benefit the Department in many significant ways including:

  • Fellowships for graduate students and Scholarships for undergraduate students
  • Support for students to do field work or to present their research at national meetings
  • Acquisition of equipment for the Department, such as microscopes or specimens, etc.
  • Facilitate Department field trips
  • Have a lab, office, or room named after you or someone you love

When you make an outright gift, your contribution can be put to work immediately, either by providing funding for current programs or by creating reliable sources of future income by expanding the Department's endowment.
  • Annual Contributors over $1,000.00 will honored in our Hard Rock Sam Club.
  • For more information on other giving opportunities view this brochure.

To make a donation, you may do any one of the following:

(Please specify that your gift should go to the "Earth Sciences Fund for Excellence")

To make a donation, you may do any one of the following:

Visit our online giving page and make a gift to the Earth Sciences Fund for Excellence:


Send a donation by mail.  Check or money orders can be made payable to the UC Riverside Foundation. Please specify that your contribution should go to the Earth Sciences Fund for Excellence and mail it to:

UC Riverside Foundation
PO Box 112
Riverside, CA 92502-0112

If interested in making a planned gift or contribution of appreciated stock, real estate, personal property or other asset of value, please contact:

Jo Ann Anderson or Brianna Wrightsman
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Development
Telephone: 951-827-3067

JoAnn Anderson
Senior Director of Development, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Telephone 951-827-3067

Major gifts to establish a named fund can also be arranged. Major gifts and leadership gifts permanently link your name or someone you wish to honor with the Department of Earth Sciences. For pledges of $25,000 or more, donors can complete their gift by making regular payments over time.

If you have any questions or would like more information on giving opportunities and how they can benefit the Earth Sciences Department, please contact us directly at or call Dr. David Oglesby, Chair of the Department, at 951-827-2036

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Earth Sciences Information

Department of Earth Sciences
Geology Building

Tel: (951) 827-3434
Fax: (951) 827-4324