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Stanford Athletics Giving Day Success!

Thank you for making the first ever Stanford Athletics Giving Day a success! Together, the Stanford community raised $391,739 from 758 donors over the 24-hour giving period to support nearly 900 student-athletes.

Every gift makes an impact

Hear from The Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics, Bernard Muir, about how your gift on Stanford Athletics Giving Day makes a direct impact on current student-athletes.

Every Card Counts Leaderboard

Help your favorite team top the leaderboard as we track dollars raised, number of donors, and former student-athlete participation percentage!

How did your team perform?

See below for the final results from the Giving Day competition among all 36 varsity programs.

A total of 758 donors helped to raise $391,739

Support the Sport of Your Choice

Choose to give directly to any of the 36 varsity sports by clicking the sport specific pages below.


Being a Stanford student-athlete is a special experience because you really get the best of both the academic and athletic worlds. The support of Stanford Athletics’ donors does not go unnoticed, and I couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunities you provide to student-athletes, like myself.

Connie Ma, Sophomore, Women's Tennis

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Frequently asked questions

  • Stanford Athletics Giving Day is a new 24-hour competition that raises money to support each of our 36 varsity programs. Every gift, regardless of the amount, helps all student-athletes.

  • Giving Day begins at 9 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, April 6, in celebration of National Student-Athlete Day, and runs for 24 hours. The last gift to count towards Giving Day totals must be submitted online by 9 a.m. Pacific Time on Friday, April 7.

  • The first $50,000 in gifts made between 9 a.m. Pacific Time on April 6, 2023 and 9 a.m. Pacific Time on April 7, 2023, supporting the Buck/Cardinal Club or any sport improvement fund will be matched 1:1 thanks to the generosity of the Buck/Cardinal Club Board. The matching dollars will follow the designation of the gift (for example, a $100 gift to the baseball program secures $100 in matching funds for the baseball sport improvement fund, for a total gift of $200 to the baseball program). In order to ensure that as many people as possible can benefit from this match, the maximum gift amount that will be matched is $1,000 per donor.

  • Gifts must be made online or by phone (650) 725-4360 opt. 3 to count towards Giving Day totals.

  • Yes, philanthropic gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club or sport improvement funds are 100 percent tax-deductible. Donations made on Stanford Athletics Giving Day will not count towards football or men's basketball priority seating requirements.

Get in touch with the team

For general inquiries about the Buck/Cardinal Club, call (650) 721-2410 or send an email to

Buck/Cardinal Club Team

Maggie Oys

Assistant Director, Development
(650) 498-3028

Buck/Cardinal Club Team

Chris Rhyce

Assistant Director, Development
(650) 721-9302