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Gifts & Giving

Become a Friend of the NCSU Horticultural Science Program:

Supporting The Horticultural Science department financially is an important way in which you can advance the work of the department and in turn the profession of horticulture. As a member of our community, you can help us to build a stronger future for horticulture. Much of the success of the Horticultural Science Department is already due to your support. Donations can be made to directly to individual faculty programs (see faculty listings) or to specific areas within horticulture including:




  • Floriculture
  • Fruits
  • Ornamentals/Landscape
  • Vegetables


  • Molecular Genetics and Biology
  • Organic and Sustainable Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding
  • Weed Science

Programs and Facilities

  • Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS)
  • JC Raulston Arboretum (JCRA)
  • Horticultural Science Summer Institute (HSSI)

For information on how to support Horticultural Science and the horticulture industries, please contact either Sonia Murphy (919.513.0637, or Chris Wessel (919.515.7678, Gifts of any size are appreciated.