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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.

2018-2019 Giving Form

Legacy Gift for UCSB Athletics

  • Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch
  • Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
  • Special UCSB Athletics Gift
  • Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
  • Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes

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:

Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

Varsity Circle  

$350-$1,499

Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

Letterwinners Circle  

$1,500-$4,999

Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

Living Scholar  

$5,000-$14,999

Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

Head Coaches Circle  

$15,000-$19,999

Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

Athletic Director’s Circle  

$20,000+

Exclusive engagements w/ Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Living Scholar recognition for supporting a student-athlete
Invitation to Living Scholar/Head Coaches dinner
Priority to purchase post season tickets
Parking: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Hospitality: basketball/men's soccer/baseball (w/ purchase of season tickets)
Priority to Purchase Gold Zone Tickets
Making a difference in the lives of Gaucho student-athletes
Tax deduction (see Gfund benefits)
Gaucho E-News/DARE Magazine
Special UCSB Athletics Gift
Athletics Legacy Circle Lunch

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