GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG Athletics announced today that the Spartan Club once again set new records in fiscal year 2018-19 for the amount raised in overall cash and gifts in-kind ($1,143,299) and the total raised for the Athletic Scholarship Fund ($549,458). The overall cash and gifts in-kind raised is a 34 percent increase over fiscal year 2017-18.
Additionally, 100 percent of student-athletes and full-time athletics staff and coaches made a gift to the program, with student-athletes reaching the mark for a sixth consecutive year as part of the True Spartan Challenge.
“We are thankful to all of our supporters who make a positive impact on UNCG Athletics and our student-athletes’ experience,” said Director of Athletics Kim Record. “The record level fundraising results wouldn’t be possible without the continued generosity and investment by our donors, student-athletes, athletics staff and coaches.”
As for the fourth annual Spiro’s Ball and the 28th annual Spartan Club Golf Classic, the two events combined to raise an all-time high $130,242 in total net revenue. All proceeds from Spiro’s Ball and the Golf Classic directly benefit UNCG student-athletes.
In addition, since the launch of UNCG Athletics’ Campaign for Champions 5 for 5 effort in January, 2019, the Spartan Club has received $1,463,000 in commitments, reaching nearly 30% of the overall $5 million goal in just 5 months. The Campaign for Champions will provide resources for championship caliber facilities and investing in recruiting, retaining and rewarding talented coaches.
If you would like to provide a gift through the Spartan Club for UNCG Athletics, you can do so here.
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