WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND


THE GENERAL FUND FOR UCLA ATHLETICS

The Wooden Athletic Fund is dedicated to honoring the lasting educational and athletic legacy of Nell and John Wooden. Together, members of the Wooden Athletic Fund team provide invaluable support for all 700 UCLA student-athletes, and every gift has a positive impact on their ability to succeed in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

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IN-STATE SCHOLARSHIP
STUDENT-ATHLETE ANNUAL EXPENSES

WELCOME

I want to thank you for your investment in UCLA Athletics and in the Wooden Athletic Fund. Your philanthropic support of the Wooden Athletic Fund plays a pivotal role in our ability to meet the escalating costs of intercollegiate athletics while still providing the best possible environments for our teams to compete and succeed at the highest levels.

The Wooden Athletic Fund assists in covering program expenses such as scholarships, academic services, life-skills development and recruiting. Your investment in the Wooden Athletic Fund is an investment not only in the rich tradition of UCLA Athletics, but in the future of our student-athletes. I encourage you to join us in our efforts to provide these exemplary individuals with the tools to succeed in life.

Thank you and Go Bruins!

Dan Guerrero
Director of Athletics

Impact


The revenue from Wooden Athletic Fund donations makes a critical impact on the following areas:

Student-Athlete Scholarships

Academic Support Services

Recruiting

Athletic Training and Nutrition

Coaching Compensation and Retention


BY THE NUMBERS

86%

UCLA student-athlete graduation rate

$15.5M

Estimated 2017-18 scholarship cost for UCLA Athletics

$260M

Athletics’ goal for UCLA Centennial Campaign

18%

Amount of UCLA Athletics’ annual revenue that comes from donations

(Wooden Athetic Fund, individual sports, endowment income)

6

Consecutive years of record-high philanthropic support from UCLA’s generous WAF donors

295.2

Number of scholarships provided to UCLA student-athletes

OUR MISSION

The Wooden Athletic Fund is dedicated to honoring the lasting educational and athletic legacy of Nell and John Wooden. Together, members of the Wooden Athletic Fund team provide invaluable support for all 700 UCLA student-athletes, and every gift has a positive impact on their ability to succeed in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

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