Support from Alumni, Parents, and Friends
Alumni, parents, and other supporters provide vital support to Big Green teams through a variety of means as described below. Please note that all such involvement must comply with NCAA and Ivy League regulations. For further information or clarification on NCAA or Ivy League rules, call the Dartmouth Athletics compliance office at (603) 646-1378 or email Athletics@Dartmouth.edu.
|Jump to:||Athletic Sponsor Program||Dartmouth Athletics Endowment|
|Friends Groups||Identifying Prospects|
|AD's Fund for Excellence
||Providing Jobs & Internships
More than 1200 Dartmouth alumni, parents, and other supporters are currently members of the Athletic Sponsor Program, which provides vital recruiting resources for all of the Athletic Department's varsity sports. The Sponsor Program is the sole source of funds for bringing more than 200 top athletic prospects to the campus each year for a first-hand view of the Dartmouth Experience. Additional Sponsor funds are allocated for coaches' recruiting trips, cell phones, and recruiting vehicles. In the event gifts exceed expenses, a portion of the unexpended gifts may also be transferred into a fund for long-term support of our coaches' recruiting efforts. (Click here for a complete description of the fund including provisions for alternate uses.)
All Sponsors receive the Big Green Sports News, are welcome to attend tent receptions prior to home football games, and are recognized in the game programs for home football games. At certain membership levels, you are also informed of the specific athlete whose recruiting trip your donation made possible, so you can follow his or her progress through four years at Dartmouth. Please note the following giving levels and special benefits:
|$300-$599:||Assigned a specific recruit every 3-4 years, so you'll always have a current student-athlete|
|$600-$1199:||Assigned a specific recruit every 1-2 years and listed in our Leadership Sponsors display in Alumni Gym|
|$1200-$4999:||Assigned a recruit every year, listed in Leadership display, special recognition in football program|
|$5000-$10,000:||Assigned a recruit every year, listed in Leadership display, special recognition in football program and VIP Reception with AD Harry Sheehy for Homecoming|
Your contribution is tax deductible. As a restricted gift, it is not part of the Dartmouth College Fund, which comprises unrestricted gifts used across the College. The Sponsor Program is entirely separate from individual sports' Friends groups. Checks should be payble to Dartmouth Athletic Sponsors, 6083 Alumni Gym, Hanover, N.H. 03755. For more information, please email Sponsors@Dartmouth.edu or call (603) 646-2463.
Every Dartmouth varsity sport and many club sports have Friends Groups consisting of alumni, parents, and other Big Green supporters who provide important resources for that particular sport. Annual Friends' donations often help cover assistant coaches' salaries, video equipment, out-of-region team trips, special equipment purchases, and other vital needs that cannot be covered by the College's budget but are essential to operating a first-class program.
Members of Friends Groups typically receive regular newsletters and are invited to receptions, alumni contests, and other opportunities to meet the coaches and student-athletes. Your contribution is tax deductible. As a restricted gift, it is not part of the Dartmouth College Fund, which is comprised of unrestricted gifts used across the College. For more information about a particular Friends Group, contact the appropriate coaching staff or email Athletics@Dartmouth.edu. To make a donation online, click the desired sport:
|Friends Groups for Varsity Sports||Friends Groups for Club Sports
|Baseball||M&W Skiing||Club Sports|
|M&W Basketball||M&W Soccer||Boxing|
|Field Hockey||Softball||M&W Fencing|
|Football||M&W Squash||Figure Skating|
|M&W Golf||M&W Swimming||Cheerleading|
|M&W Ice Hockey||M&W Tennis||M Rugby|
|M&W Lacrosse||M&W Track & Field
& Cross Country
|M&W Rowing||W Rugby||Ultimate Frisbee|
|Sailing||Women's Volleyball||Water Polo|
Dedicated supporters of Dartmouth Athletics are often interested in providing financial support that may be utilized at the discretion of the Director of Athletics and Recreation for the Athletic Department’s broad-based program of NCAA Division I varsity athletics, club sports, intramurals, physical education, fitness classes, and other recreational offerings. Your donation to this fund is tax deductible. As a restricted gift, it cannot be credited to the Dartmouth College Fund, which is comprised of unrestricted gifts used across the College. For more information, Athletics@Dartmouth.edu or call (603) 646-2463.
Athletics@Dartmouth.edu or call (603) 646-2463.
Athletics@Dartmouth.edu and we will forward it to the appropriate coaching staff. Reminder -- You may not contact prospects directly, nor may you contact high school coaches or guidance counselors to get information on prospects, but there is no rule against attending their contests.
Athletics@Dartmouth.edu or call (603) 646-2463. Reminder -- The pay for these jobs must be at the going rate for that position, to comply with NCAA regulations.