Giving - GVSU Club Sports
Club Sports offer an exciting athletic alternative that bridges the gap between intramural play and varsity sports. There are currently over 50 club sports organizations at GVSU that range from recreational to highly competitive.
These programs are funded primarily by participant dues. Your contribution to a club sport of your choice will make a difference in students' ability to compete at the highest levels by offsetting out-of-pocket costs to participate.
100% of your donation will go directly to the club sport of your choice. If you’re interested in giving to specific club sport program, search for the program of your choice on the Find Funds page.
Make a Tax Deductible Donation to a GVSU Club Sport Online
Previous Giving Stats
247 Total gifts
Over $52K raised.
Over $7K raised on Giving Tuesday.
441 Total gifts
Over $100K raised.
612 Total gifts.
Over $145K raised.
Women's Club Soccer
Women's Club Soccer has a goal of making any post-season play free for all athletes. In years past the nationals trip has cost $400-$600 per athlete to attend. Please consider giving to this fund to assist in post-season play costs!
Quidditch aims to include all interested GVSU students in the sport and host tournaments on campus. The team needs to purchase new quaffles and hoop bases to replace older, broken equipment. Please consider giving to this fund to assist in equipment costs!
GVSU Cross Country and Track Club wishes to purchase new hurdles. They currently have 5 hurdles, which have to be shared between all members. The club would eventually like to host a meet with the new equipment. Please give to Cross Country and Track club so they can pursue a future of hosting events and continuing to be nationally successful.
Men's Ice Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey has made recent changes and upgrades in the last two years, with hopes to continue making advancements. The team would like donations for technology advancements in equipment. Please consider giving to this fund to assist in club and equipment costs!
Rowing is a long-standing legacy organization at Grand Valley State University. The team would like to have donations made to their Endowment fund and equipment fund for two new 8 boats. Please consider giving to this fund to assist in club and equipment costs!
Other Ways to Give
Call (616) 331-6000 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Download and print one of our Gift Reply forms, and mail with your check to:
Grand Valley State University
LV Eberhard Center 9th Floor
301 Fulton St W
PO Box 2005
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-2005
Make a Pledge:
In addition to one-time gifts of cash, check or credit, Grand Valley accepts pledges and recurring credit card gifts over time. Grand Valley employees can also make recurring gifts through payroll deduction. These types of gifts can be set up online or by calling (616) 331-6000.
Many employers match gifts to Grand Valley. Search our database to find out if your employer can increase the impact of your gift.
Donor Advised/Directed Funds
Give from Your Donor Advised and Directed Funds
A donor advised (DAF) or directed fund (DDF) is a type of giving program that allows you to combine favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities.
Donor Advised Funds (DAF)
Donor Advised Funds (DAF) are funds gifted to the university or other institutions at the direction and time frame of the donor. An outside DAF provider is selected by the donor. Learn more.
Donor Directed Funds (DDF)
Donor Directed Funds (DDF) are bundled funds which are gifted to the university directly from the donor, and directed to specific funds at the university at the direction and time frame designated by the donor. Learn more.
CARES Act and Giving
The new CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act is designed to help you, businesses and nonprofits facing economic hardship during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here are a few key provisions of the CARES Act that may affect you and your charitable goals:
- New Tax Incentives
This year, your gift to GVSU of up to $300, or for a couple $600, in 2020 is eligible for a Federal Income Tax deduction whether you itemize deductions or take the standard deductions.
- Required Minimum Distributions Suspended:
The new law temporarily suspends the requirements for required minimum distributions (RMDs) for the 2020 tax year. Many of our donors use their RMD to make a gift from their IRA. Despite the RMD suspension, remember that if you are 70½ or older, you can still make a gift from your IRA or name GVSU as a beneficiary.
Want to donate equipment or find out what a specific club needs? E-mail Club Sports at firstname.lastname@example.org.