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IN-STATE SCHOLARSHIP
STUDENT-ATHLETE ANNUAL EXPENSES


DONOR PROFILE

"We donate to the Wooden Athletic Fund in part because it’s fun to be a part of the department, especially knowing how much it helps the student-athletes. We want to give back to our school that gave us so much."

The Chang Family: Li, Emily, Dean and Cora

Wooden Athletic Fund Members Since 2015

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 PROVIDE INVALUABLE SUPPORT FOR ALL UCLA STUDENT-ATHLETES IN THE CLASSROOM, IN COMPETITION AND IN THE COMMUNITY.

WAF MEMBERSHIP TIMELINE


MESSAGE FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR DAN GUERRERO

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

UCLA ATHLETICS DEVELOPMENT STAFF

STAFF DIRECTORY

WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF
WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND SUPPORT?


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

MEMBERSHIPS START AT
JUST $100

The Wooden Athletic Fund has set its sights on a new milestone in support of UCLA’s student-athletes: 10,000 WAF members. As we approach 10,000 members, special incentives will be offered to current WAF members who refer new members to join as well as to new donors themselves.

hat

All new WAF Members and current donors who “Become a Champion” receive an exclusive WAF Member Under Armour hat.

FOR THE ALLOCATION OF BENEFITS, INCLUDING TICKETS (HOME, AWAY AND POSTSEASON), PARKING, EXPERIENCES AND MORE, WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND DONORS ARE PRIORITIZED ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

1.

WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP LEVEL

1.

LIFETIME GIVING TO UCLA ATHLETICS

1.

CONSECUTIVE YEARS AS A UCLA SEASON TICKET HOLDER

THE CHART BELOW OUTLINES WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND DONOR PRIORITY RANKINGS AS OF JULY 1, 2017.

Priority Group Wooden Athletic Fund Annual Membership Level Average Lifetime Giving to UCLA Athletics Number of Donors Priority Rank
1 Wooden Benefactor ($50,000+) $2,389,063 79 1-79
2 Director's Circle ($25,000+) $402,353 138 76-203
3 Bruin Legends ($12,500+) $213,182 109 219-328
4 Coaches Roundtable ($5,500+) $89,134 458 329-787
5 Bruin All-American ($3,500+) $58,572 327 788-1,115
6 Bruin All-Conference ($1,700+) $20,455 708 1,116-1,824
7 Bruin Athletic Club ($850+) $9,270 1,040 1,825-2,865
8 Bruin Bench ($350+) $3,476 1,590 2,866-4,456
9 Bruin Varsity Club ($100-$349 for Former Student-Athletes) $2,516 378 4,457-4,835
10 Bruin Booster ($100+) $756 2,500+ 4,835+

WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND MEMBER BENEFITS

ALL BENEFITS ARE BASED UPON AVAILABILITY AND ARE ALLOCATED ON PRIORITY BASIS BY MEMBERSHIP LEVEL. 2017-18 MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS RUN FROM JULY 1, 2017 TO JUNE 30, 2018.

VIEW MEMBER BENEFITS

WAYS TO SUPPORT UCLA ATHLETICS

WOODEN
ATHLETIC
FUND

The Wooden Athletic Fund is the backbone of UCLA’s financial commitment to support the educational and athletic excellence of each student-athlete who competes for the Bruins. In recognition of their financial support, Wooden Athletic Fund members are offered a wide variety of exclusive benefits including access to tickets, parking and hospitality.

Gifts of $25,000+ annually to the Wooden Athletic Fund, an Individual Sport, or a Capital Campaign qualify for Premium Benefits included in Director’s Circle membership

Football Information

Tickets & Parking

Basketball Information

Tickets & Parking

COURTSIDE SEATS

Be a part of the action with the closest and most personal view of the game in Pauley Pavilion.

THE PAVILION CLUB AT PAULEY PAVILION

This exclusive club offers premium catered meals and snacks along with a full bar and multiple high definition TVs before, during and after all Men’s Basketball games at Pauley Pavilion.

MEMBERSHIP AT THE DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000+) OR JOHN R. WOODEN BENEFACTOR ($50,000+) LEVELS OF THE WOODEN ATHLETIC FUND ALLOWS YOU TO ENJOY THE FOLLOWING PREMIUM EXPERIENCES WITH UCLA ATHLETICS:

VALET PARKING

Arrive in style at Pauley Pavilion with priority entry and exit to and from our exclusive valet parking in Lot 7, the closest lot to Pauley Pavilion.

PERSONALIZED PARKING

Enjoy a personalized, reserved space in the closest lot to the Rose Bowl for all UCLA Football home games.

TRAVEL WITH UCLA FOOTBALL

Accompany UCLA Football aboard our exclusive donor charter to Norman, Oklahoma.

TUITION OF A STUDENT-ATHLETE

Gifts at this level provide the support needed to fund the tuition for a student-athlete for an academic year.

DINNER WITH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACHES

Visit with UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero and our outstanding group of head coaches at our private Director’s Dinner each spring.

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