New Giving Levels Overview


Dear Deacon Club members, You may have noticed some major changes to the Deacon Club giving levels with our first solicitation of the 2014-15 giving year.  The names and giving levels have changed but the mission of the Deacon Club remains the same.  We are focused on the athletic department mission of Developing Champions.  OurRead more »

Men’s Basketball Seat Selection


It’s that time of year again – men’s basketball seat selection starts September 10! If you are a Deacon Club member and had season tickets last year, you will be receiving your seat selection time this week (September 1-5). The default method to select your seats is online.  If you would like to select your seatsRead more »

The “Three Legged Stool” of Fundraising


A New Year ushers in a time of optimism, hope and rebirth, providing a chance to reflect on the previous year and set goals and initiatives for the year to come. It is also a time to re-establish fundamentals and the basics of our business. When I think about fundamentals I think about my goodRead more »

Charitable Tax Deductions and the “Fiscal Cliff”


Calendar year-end giving is always a busy time for development. We typically receive about about 30% of our annual gifts during the month of December. This year we expect to be particularly busy with the recent developments in Washington. There are daily rumblings about what Congress could possibly accomplish in the lame duck session betweenRead more »