UCSB

ANNUAL FUND

The Gaucho Fund Annual Fund provides the resources needed to enrich the lives of our student-athletes as they strive to achieve excellence in the classroom and at the highest level of competition. As an Annual Fund donor to UCSB Athletics, your commitment helps UCSB secure resources for:

  • Supplemental operational funding for our teams
  • Foremost recruiting programs to attract talented athletes and coaches
  • Advanced technologies and equipment
  • Funding for travel to away games and tournaments
  • Opportunities for community involvement and leadership development

Donor Appreciation Levels and Benefits

We are pleased to offer these benefits to our donors. Your generous support provides the opportunity for UCSB student athletes to compete at a Division I level, reach their goals, and receive a world class education. As a way of saying thank you for your investment we offer a variety of benefits to enhance your experience with The Gaucho Fund. Listed below are the various giving levels.

  • Values listed are fair market value (FMV) and are per person.
  • Benefits subject to change.
  • No benefits can be conferred upon donors who give through donor advised funds.
  • It is the policy of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the UC Santa Barbara Foundation that a modest portion of gifts and/or the income from gifts may be used to defray the costs of raising and administering funds.
  • For more information, contact the UCSB Athletics Development Office at 805-893-5372.

Levels and Benefits Guide

Included Benefits
Not Included Benefits
Move your cursor and click or tap a dollar amount/level to change levels

Young Alumni  

$1-$349

The Young Alumni giving level is a program created specifically for UCSB Alumni who have graduated within the past five years and want to make a contribution to UCSB Athletics. The benefits they will receive include the following:

A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes
Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest
Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)

Varsity Circle  

$350-$1,499

Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)
A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes
Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest
Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)

Letterwinners Circle  

$1,500-$4,999

Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)
A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes
Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest
Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner

Living Scholar  

$5,000-$14,999

Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)
A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes
Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest
Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches

Head Coaches Circle  

$15,000-$19,999

Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)
A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes
Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest

Athletic Director’s Circle  

$20,000+

Invitation to travel with the team to an away contest
Exclusive engagements with the Athletics Director, John McCutcheon, and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student athlete and pairing with a Gaucho student athlete
Invitation to the Living Scholar Head Coaches Dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking passes at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Hospitality access at men's basketball games, women's basketball games, men's soccer games, and baseball games (with purchase of tickets)
Priority Seating at men’s basketball games, women’s basketball games, and men’s soccer games ($350/seat + season ticket purchase)
A special UCSB Athletics gift
Gaucho E-news and Dare magazine
Tax deduction
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student athletes

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