Giving to Geological Sciences

Thank you for your interest in donating to the Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Northridge.  The department has the following funds to which you can donate:

  • Department of Geological Sciences – Supports field work and attendance at professional meetings for geology students.
  • Geological Sciences Scholarship Endowment –Provides scholarships to geology students.
  • Geological Sciences Geochemistry – Supports travel and analytical costs for students and faculty doing research in geochemistry.
  • Fritsche GeoTrek Endowment – Provides scholarships to geology students in honor of Sue and Gene Fritsche.


If you would like to donate online, please go to the university webpage:

To direct your donation to one of the Geology Department funds mentioned above you must fill out all of the following sections:

(1) Contact Information

(2) Gift Information - to ensure that your donation comes to the Geology Department, please select one of the above geology funds listed on the Designation drop down menu.

If your company offers a matching funds program, please fill out the information in this section as well.

(3) Payment Information


If you would like to mail in a check with your donation, please be sure to make the check payable to: CSUN Foundation, and in the memo line write the fund you would like to direct your donation to.  Please mail your checks to:

Department Chair
CSUN – Department of Geological Sciences
18111 Nordhoff St.  MD: 8266
Northridge, CA 91330-8266