Giving Back to the Gerontology Program
The Gerontology interdisciplinary program at UNC Charlotte started in 1990 and includes students and faculty from many disciplines. We offer an undergraduate gerontology minor, a graduate Certificate in Gerontology and a Master of Arts in Gerontology. The multidisciplinary nature of the program prepares students and professional interested in specific careers in the field of Gerontology.
How to Give:
To donate via credit card, please click on the green “Give Now” box below and follow these instructions:
- Under Gift Amount and Designations, enter the amount you wish to give and then select One or more colleges, schools or units.
- Scroll to bottom and select Other Area Not Listed and then Continue.
- In the box to the right of Other Designation Not Listed type in Gerontology Discretionary Fund #448300 and complete the form.
Please enclose this form with your check made payable to “UNC Charlotte Foundation” and mark Gerontology Discretionary Fund on the Memo line. Please mail to:
Office of University Development
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223
If you or your spouse/partner work for company that matches your charitable gifts, you may be able to increase the size of your donation through a matching gift. Search our online database to see if your organization participates.
Gifts made to create an endowed fund are invested for perpetuity. A portion of the earned income is then used to support the fund’s purpose. Any excess earnings are reinvested, allowing the fund to grow. Endowments may be created for student scholarships and fellowships, faculty chairs and professorships, or many other purposes.
Planned gifts include gifts of marketable securities such as stocks and bonds; estate gifts through a bequest in a will or through a trust; charitable gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts that provide a lifetime income stream to the donor; and other gifts of real estate or tax-deferred retirement assets. For more information, please go to plannedgiving.uncc.edu.