Support Geology

The Geology Department has several funds where you can see your gift at work with our students and programs. The College of Charleston Foundation is our development and stewardship group and is a 503(c) organization. You can also send a check to the Geology and Environmental Geosciences department. Please note on the check which fund you are supporting. Thank you in advance for your gift - we truly appreciate it!

Your donations make a big difference to our students and the opportunities we are able to offer them. Watch this video to learn about the impact of your donation.

College of Charleston - Geology
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
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Geology Fund (fund code R325)

This fund is used to support travel expenses, faculty recruitment, student awards, student research, and other projects.

Geology Alumni Endowed Award (E667)

This endowment aids Geology students in summer research with faculty, travel to professional conferences, and support for students in Field Studies courses. More Information  Donate Now!

Royal Hartenberger Memorial Award (R341)

The Royal Hartenberger Memorial Fund, established in 1996, supports Field Studies students with funding for several students each year. Our goal is to increase the fund and number of students supported each year.

Katuna Endowment Scholarship in Environmental Studies (E367)

This endowment provides $2,500 to support students conducting graduate-level geoscience research.

Natural History Museum Fund (R548)

The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History has amazing collections, including a focus on Lowcountry cetaceans and the evolution of whales. We have half of all Oligocene-aged cetacean fossils in the world! We’re open every day except Wednesday; hours are 11 am – 4 pm. Please visit! 

Project Oceanica (R572)

BEnthic Acoustic Mapping and Survey [BEAMS] Program (R648)

These funds support students applying geologic knowledge to seafloor research and applied science projects, to attend professional conferences to present their results, and to get ship time experience. For the past three US Hydro conferences, CofC students have taken the top honors of the student research poster competition!

Thank you again for supporting the Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department and our programs!