Each year, The Ohio State University benefits enormously from members of the community who understand the role that research and education play in the quality of our lives. Their contributions help to offset costs for student scholarships, research, and operating costs, as well as funding special initiatives.
If you would like to make a difference in the lives of students and encourage professional development of staff and faculty, please browse through the funds listed below. All gifts are tax-deductible and 100% of your donation will go to the fund(s) you choose. Your gift is important, no matter the amount. Giving online is safe, secure, and easy at https://www.giveto.osu.edu/igive/onlinegiving/.
Thank you for supporting the Museum of Biological Diversity!
Funds in Support of Collection:
The Hoogstraal Memorial Acarology Student Fund
Established May 5, 1995, by Catherine Hoogstraal Walker in memory of her brother Harry. Income supports acarology students, who are in good academic standing and require aid, studying at the University's Acarology Summer Program.
Fund Number: 603280 - Give now
George and Mildred Wharton Endowment for Acarology Fund
Established May 7, 1999, from friends and from the Wharton's estate. Income benefits the Acarology Laboratory in the Department of Entomology.
Fund Number: 607675 - Give now
Janice Carson Beatley Herbarium Fund
Established February 3, 1989, by Charles E. Beatley, Jr. and Mary Beatley Jordan. Income supports field research by graduates in plant systematics and ecology.
Fund Number: 600387 - Give now
The Ronald L. Stuckey Herbarium Fund
Established June 5, 1992, by Mr. Stuckey through The Foundation. Income supports purposes associated with the Herbarium.
Fund Number: 647055 - Give now
Emanuel D. Rudolph Botanical Fund
Established June 4, 1993, from the estate of Dr. Rudolph, professor emeritus, plant biology, family, friends and colleagues. Income is distributed to the Herbarium with approximately $1,000 (indexed annually for inflation) supporting the annual Rudolph Memorial Lecture and associated expenses in the fields of cryptogrammic botany. Remaining income funds the preservation and continuation of the Rudolph Memorial Library.
Fund Number: 606233 - Give now
Borror Lab of Bioacoustics
Donald J. Borror Fund for Bioacoustical Studies
Established November 3, 1989, from the estate of Dr. Borror, professor emeritus of entomology. Income aids bioacoustical research, teaching and service programs.
Fund Number: 600654 - Give now
Division of Molluscs
The David H. Stansbery Bivalves Endowment Fund
Established June 4, 1993, by Mr. Stansbery, friends and faculty members. Income aids the enrichment and maintenance of the Bivalve Mollusk Collection, including expeditions, purchase of collections, and related expenses of the Division of Bivalves of the Museum of Zoology.
Fund Number: 606910 - Give now
Division of Fishes
The Ichthyology Research Endowment Fund
Established June 5, 1987, by supporters of the ichthyology collection in the Museum of Zoology. Income aids research and publication on the collection of fish at the Museum.
Fund Number: 603357 - Give now
Tetrapod Collection Support Fund
Triplehorn Insect Collection
Museum of Biological Diversity
To account for donations made to the OSU Museum of Biological Diversity and to use donations to help defray expenses associated with the museum.
Fund Number: 305368 - Give now
Museum of Biological Diversity Open House Fund
Provides financial support for costs associated with the Annual Museum Open House, and other programs as needed.
The Museum of Zoology Fund
Established February 2, 1973, by David H. Stansbery, PhD, other friends and faculty members. Income covers expeditions, purchase of collections and related expenses of the Museum of Zoology.
Fund Number: 607989 - Give now