2018 Investing in Champions Annual Giving Campaign
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:02/03/2017

The fact that you are here, means the world to the success of the student-athletes of Florida A&M University, and we would like to thank you for your time and consideration.  Without your help, we would not be able to provide our student-athletes with the necessities required to compete at the highest levels.  In recent years, not only have they competed, they have won championships, bringing wide spread attention to our University, our region, our culture.

FAMU Athletics operates as an auxiliary enterprise of the University, relying on private donations, ticket sales, student fees and conference revenue to fund 16 varsity sports. As the costs of higher education and maintaining a successful athletic program continue to escalate, sustained private annual contributions are critical. In addition to funding annual scholarships (including tuition, fees, room and board), donations will supplement general operating costs, maintenance and upkeep of facilities, and provide budget support for individual sports.

As such, we must reach out to the masses in an effort to substantially increase philanthropic giving to the FAMU Athletics Department through the Investing in Champions Annual Giving and Lockers of Legacy Capital Campaigns.  Join us TODAY by making your championship investment.  Help us to preserve the rich legacy of Rattler Athletics by BUILDING CHAMPIONS:  IN THE CLASSROOM, ON THE FIELD, AND IN LIFE.  DONATE ONLINE NOW OR DOWNLOAD FORM - INCLUDES PAYROLL DEDUCTION OPTIONS.

 

Year two of the Investing In Champions Football Season Ticket and Annual Giving Campaign resulted in more records being smashed for FAMU Athletics.

  • A third straight season ticket of over 5,400 season tickets
  • Annual fund collection of over $780,000, up over 100%
  • #1 in HBCU home average attendance for football in the country

Your tremendous support and committment for this program helped our exceptional student-athletes reach new heights in the classroom, on the field and in life.

  • Combines sports GPA of 2.8
  • 3 MEAC Championship titles in Men's Tennis, Women's Cross Country and Softball
  • Runner-Up in MEAC Volleyball Tournament
  • 45 Student-Athletes graduated in 2017 in 13 major sports

With the support of our Rattler FAMUly, we are confident we will achieve our 2018 goal of 6,500 football season tickets and $1 million Investing In Champions support.  Its a new era in FAMU Athletics and we will continue to persevere in our mission to Build Champions in the Classroom, on the Field, and in Life with Academic Excellence and Integrity.

We cannot thank you enough for your supporting through athletics scholarships.  Through your support the Rattlers will continue to Strike, Strike, and Strike Again!

2018 FAMU ATHLETICS INVESTING IN CHAMPIONS ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN


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