Donate Now Distinguished Lecture Program Support The SEG Distinguished Lecture Program is an active effort to promote geophysics, stimulate general scientific and professional interest, expand technial horizons, and provide a connection for geophysicists to SEG activities and practices. Two global lectures are chosen annually. Donate Now Honorary Lecture Program Support The SEG Honorary Lecture Program is regionally focused and strengthens services SEG provides to an expanding global membership. Six lectures are selected each year to represent different regions around the globe. Donate Now Lecture Programs Support Fund The SEG Lecture Programs Support Fund assists selected industry experts each year to travel the globe offering lectures on the hottest geophysical topics. This general lecture fund supports both Distinguished Lecture and Honorary Lecture program activities. Donate Now Distinguished and Honorary Lecturers Geoscientists Without Borders® Scholarships What’s the difference between an endowment and a non-endowed gift? EndowmentFunds are to be invested and the earnings are to be spent according to the board designated annual spending rate. Non-EndowedFunds are to be used for operating and programmatic expenditures and are received with the intent of being spent within twelve to twenty-four months of receipt. Development Reinvestiment Fee In accordance with SEG Foundation policy, a Development Reinvestment Fee of 5% is assessed on donations of $500 or more to a restricted fund. This fee is used to support Foundation expenses associated with donor stewardship and fundraising. The entire donated amount, including the Development Reinvestment Fee, is considered a charitable donation to the SEG Foundation. Thank you!