Support

Making a Contribution

We are grateful for your support, and contributions will be used for education and outreach, purchasing lab consumables, support for undergraduate student workers, field expeditions, and caring for the insect collection. Personalized naming opportunities for species new to science are also available.

Sponsors and individual donors may send their tax-deductible gift as follows:

  • Online: To give online, please go directly to the online form at the following link: https://webapps.es.vt.edu/givingto/academic/gift. On the online form, please make sure, under “Gift Amount and Designation,” to indicate your donation on the line listed as “Enter your own,” then type in the amount and fund name: “Virginia Tech Insect Collection 883387.”
  • By Check: Checks should be written to the “Virginia Tech Foundation” with a memo to the “Virginia Tech Insect Collection 883387.” Please mail them to Chelsea Wang at the following address:

Chelsea Wang
Fiscal Coordinator
Virginia Tech (MC0319)
Entomology Department
170 Drillfield Dr.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

  • For more information about contributions and our research mission please contact: Dr. Paul Marek, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology (0319), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. (540) 231-5653 email: pmarek@vt.edu