Iron Dukes Varsity Club

Courtesy: Iron Dukes
Release: July 02, 2018
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The Iron Dukes Varsity Club aims to make a significant impact on the Duke student-athlete experience across all 27 sports. Gifts go directly and entirely to the sport program of your choice. Here's how you can make an impact for a specific team:


Make an Annual Gift to the Iron Dukes Varsity Club
Annual gifts help Duke Athletics meet critical operational needs, supplement travel budgets, purchase state-of-the-art training equipment, upgrade team facilities, and increase nutrition and recovery programs to ensure student-athlete health.


Grow your Annual Support and Consider a Multi-Year Pledge
Leadership gifts of $1,000 or more per year over three years allow coaches to count on sustained funding, providing them an opportunity to plan effectively for their team's needs. International trips, facilities projects, and pre and post season travel are made possible by these types of multi-year gifts.


Contribute to a Specific Team Project
Each year, coaches identify special projects that will help meet their student-athletes' needs which are not part of the regular budget cycle. Gifts of $25,000 to $50,000 can make a significant impact in addressing these needs. Recent team projects include locker room renovations, branding projects, practice facility upgrades, and specialized training equipment purchases.


Establish a Sport Endowment
Endowment level gifts of $100,000 or more provide long term sustainability for our athletic programs by funding scholarships and providing additional operating support beyond the Duke Athletics budget. Permanent sources of funding are vital to the future of Duke's 27 teams and allow Duke Athletics to continue to provide for our student-athletes both now and for future generations.

Hear first hand from Duke student-athletes how support from the Iron Dukes Varsity Club is changing their lives!