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Invest in the future by supporting student-athletes

When you give to the Buck/Cardinal Club, you provide resources to help our student-athletes across 36 sports be successful.

We believe that today's student-athletes are tomorrow's leaders.

As the annual fund for Stanford Athletics, the Buck/Cardinal Club plays a critical role in providing discretionary support to the athletics department. Gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club provide 900-plus student-athletes across 36 varsity sports with the resources to achieve success in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.

Together, donors to the Buck/Cardinal Club are instrumental in the future success of Stanford Athletics.

Every gift makes an impact

We believe that todays student-athletes are tomorrows leaders.

As the annual fund for Stanford Athletics, the Buck/Cardinal Club plays a critical role in providing discretionary support to the athletics department. Gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club provide 900-plus student-athletes across 36 varsity sports with the resources to achieve success in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.

Together, donors to the Buck/Cardinal Club are instrumental in the future success of Stanford Athletics.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, philanthropic gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club are 100 percent tax-deductible. Priority seat contributions in conjunction with an athletics ticket purchase are non-deductible due to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.

  • Yes, gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club count toward your undergraduate reunion class giving total. Reunion gifts can be made as either a one-time gift or a five-year pledge.

  • Other giving opportunities to Stanford Athletics include endowments to support scholarships, coachships, programs, and Cardinal Strong (an initiative focused on student-athlete welfare), as well as bequests or other planned gifts. 

    To learn more about major gift opportunities, please contact Kelly Beals, assistant athletics director, development by phone at (650) 723-7703 or email at kbeals@stanford.edu.

Get in touch with the team

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

Buck/Cardinal Club Team

Matt Wittig

Assistant Athletics Director, Development
mwittig@stanford.edu
(650) 723-5051

Buck/Cardinal Club Team

Danny Berardini

Assistant Director, Development
dberard@stanford.edu
(650) 736-6907

Stanford women's gymnastics team meet during competition break

We believe that today's student-athletes are tomorrow's leaders.

As the annual fund for Stanford Athletics, the Buck/Cardinal Club plays a critical role in providing discretionary support to the athletics department. Gifts to the Buck/Cardinal Club provide 900-plus student-athletes across 36 varsity sports with the resources to achieve success in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.

Together, donors to the Buck/Cardinal Club are instrumental in the future success of Stanford Athletics.

“In a year full of ups and downs, we have been grateful for the continued support of the Buck/Cardinal Club. Stanford truly is a family, and the generosity, love and support of our donors allows us to provide the best scholar-athlete experience for our teams at the Farm.

Tabitha Yim, Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach