Help Us Reach the Stars!

The construction phase of the observatory project is finished, but our needs are ongoing. You can help support the mission of the Lynchburg College Belk Astronomical Observatory with a donation to either of the funds below.

For additional information on how you can support the observatory,  please visit the College’s secure Make a Gift page, or contact Mr. Gene Frantz at 434.544.8294 or .

Giving Opportunities

The Observatory Capital Fund
Supports the purchase of new equipment, and maintenance and repair of the current facility.

The Observatory Endowment Fund
Provides annual income to help with the costs of operation, as well as to supplement our Capital Fund.