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Giving Opportunities

Annual Fund

Make a Gift, give to Alfred StateYour gift matters - every gift makes a difference. Scholarships and technology are the number one priority for the college. Your participation is so important. No matter what amount, your gift will change lives. Through the Alfred State Annual Fund, you can restrict your gift to the scholarship, club or sport, etc. of your choice. Or you can allocate your gift for general unrestricted support, where it will be used for critical needs such as scholarships and technology. Every dollar raised ultimately bolsters the solid foundation of academic excellence and success that the college is know for. Support our most precious resource - our students!

For more information, please contact:

Director of Annual Giving
Phone: 607-587-3930





 

Athletics

Make a Gift, give to Alfred StateJoin the Pioneer Athletics Corporate Partner Program

Pioneer athletics began the exciting journey to NCAA Division III in the 2013-2014 academic year. The college sponsors 18 intercollegiate athletic teams that not only compete in the NCAA, but also in the ECAC and the USCAA.

With your sponsorship, you will receive advertising and promotional benefits, such as visibility at athletic events, public address announcements, signage, and athletic event tickets just to name a few.

Levels of Sponsorship

crowd of fans at Pioneer Stadium, "Get in on the action - become a sponsor"Champion - $5,000

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Football Game Sponsorship
  • Basketball Game Sponsorship
  • Golf Tournament Credit
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend Tailgate
  • Digital Signage
  • Athlete of the Week Sponsorship

Platinum - $2,500

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Football Game Sponsorship
  • Basketball Game Sponsorship
  • Golf Tournament Credit
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend Tailgate

Gold - $1,000

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage

Blue - $500

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)

Partnership Benefits

Advertising/Marketing

  • Ad in football media guide.
  • Logo placement in each sport’s game-day program.
  • A 3-by-9 sideline banner at Pioneer Stadium and Orvis Gymnasium (Champion, Platinum, and Gold only).
  • Depending on sponsorship level, corporate logo will appear on www.alfredstateathletics.com with more than 1 million hits per month or be listed as a sponsor on the website.
  • Feature public address announcements during every Pioneer athletic event.
  • Name displayed on digital sign outside Orvis Activities Center.
  • Corporate sponsor of Athlete of the Week.

Annual Golf Tournament

  • Credit toward sponsorships package/golf entries for Pioneer Golf Tournament.

Game-day Sponsorship (Champion and Platinum only)
Official partner of one home football game and/or one home basketball game, in which partner will receive:

  • Splash-page advertising during the week of your game on www.alfredstateathletics.com.
  • Corporate partner recognized in press release the week of your game.
  • Access for four people to president’s VIP box during your game (football only).
  • Recognition at beginning of game for sponsorship.
  • Presented with an autographed team ball.
  • Right to honor employees, conduct a contest, sponsor a performance, etc., at halftime.
  • Serve as honorary coach during football game (two sideline passes; Champion only).
  • 250 general admission tickets to give away for your game (if needed, more will be provided).
  • Right to distribute promotional items with corporate sponsor’s logo at the game.

Note: Champion-level partners will receive game-day sponsorship for one home football game and one home basketball game. Platinum-level partners will be a game-day sponsor for either a home football game or a home basketball game.

Game-day Perks
Season seats with free programs at all Pioneer football and basketball games.

  • Access for people to Homecoming football tailgate.
  • Reserved parking spaces at all Pioneer football games, based on availability.
  • General admission passes to remainder of Pioneer home athletic events, upon request of the corporate partner (Platinum only).

Recognition

  • Membership in the President’s Society, with an invitation to the president’s annual dinner (eight tickets for Champion, and four for Platinum and Gold).
  • Invitation to all Athletics Department special functions (Hall of Fame, End of Year Awards).
  • Recognition in Alfred State alumni magazine, Transitions.
  • Corporate partner may claim to be an official sponsor of Alfred State Athletics.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Video Stream Sponsor $1,500
Alfred State streams live video of home athletic events (football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse) for family, fans, and supporters to catch the action when they can’t be at the game. The Video Stream sponsors logo would be prominently displayed on each broadcast.

Scorer’s Table Panel $1,000
Take advantage of unique placement of your advertising for maximum exposure during all contests hosted in the Orvis Activities Center. A great way to capture fans’ attention as they catch all the Pioneer action taking place. The 3’-by-9’ backlight signs are for an entire year (corporate partner responsible for signage cost).

Website Advertisement $1,000
The Pioneer athletic website, www.alfredstateathletics.com, has unlimited opportunities to reach the world and experiences more than 1 million hits per month. Your advertisement will be on the bottom of every page of the site.

Athletic Banners/Sign $500/location
A 3’-by-9’ sideline banner at Pioneer Stadium, Orvis Gymnasium, baseball field, or softball field.

Fitness Center Signs $500
Spread your message to the more than 1,500 members of Alfred State’s two fitness centers.

Ticket Sponsors $500
Spread your message (advertisement or coupon) on the back of all Alfred State tickets for football and basketball games.

Contact Us

Trish Haggerty, Director of Annual Giving
Phone: 607-587-3930 or email: haggerpm@alfredstate.edu

Kelly Higgins, Director of Athletics
Phone: 607-587-4361 or email: higginkj@alfredstate.edu

Paul Welker, Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director
Phone: 607-587-4563 or email: welkerpm@alfredstate.edu

Learn more about Athletics.


Brick and Beautification Initiative

Make a Gift, give to Alfred StateCreate a lasting legacy engraved in stone.

alumni bricks

Purchasing a brick will allow you to help create the foundation for a new tradition, and remind fellow Pioneers of the faithful alumni and friends who paved the way for them. Engrave your name into the history of Alfred State. Honor yourself or pay tribute to a friend, family member, or favorite faculty or staff member. Declare your devotion to a fraternity or sorority, Pioneer team, club, or chapter.

The Alfred Alumni Plaza and the Wellsville Campus Courtyard central gathering places in the heart of our two thriving campuses. You may acquire your piece of Alfred State by purchasing a brick (or bricks) to be included in either of these dedicated sites. Each brick can be engraved with your choice with up to three lines of text, using a maximum of 25 characters per line, including spaces.

  • Brick dedication with three lines of text: $85
  • Brick dedication with two lines of text: $75
  • Brick dedication with one line of text: $65

How to order your brick:

For more information please contact:

Director of Annual Giving
Phone: 607-587-3930


Corporate and Foundation Giving

Make a Gift, give to Alfred StateThe Office of Institutional Advancement works to strengthen mutually beneficial corporate and foundation relationships for the college. They focus on financing special projects while supporting education, research, and scholarships through a proactive process of identifying, initiating, and managing relationships. Its staff takes an outside-in approach that recognizes the needs and priorities of corporations and foundations and aligns them with the strengths of Alfred State.


Endowments and Annual Scholarships

Make a Gift, give to Alfred State

Endowments can be established for student scholarships, faculty chairs, and academic programs. An endowment fund preserves capital, offers long-term growth, keeps pace with or exceeds inflation, and can offer significant tax advantages to the donor. An endowment can be named for the donor or in honor/memorial of the person or persons of the donor's choice. Endowments can be created at a minimum gift level of $10,000. Learn about the scholarships we offer. Annual scholarships can also be established and funded each year by a donor awarded using the criteria established by the donor.


Gift-in-Kind Donations

students with heavy equipmentNon-cash charitable contributions, also called "gifts-in-kind," are items and products donated for the use of Alfred State and its students. Donated items require approval of the Office of Institutional Advancement before they are accepted.

All gift-in-kind donors must complete a gift-in-kind donation form (pdf) and submit it to the Office of Institutional Advancement for proper recording and acknowledgement.

Questions may be directed to:

Alfred State
Office of Institutional Advancement
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 607-587-3930


Golf Tournament Sponsorship

Drive for the Development Fund logoThe second annual Alfred State Golf Tournament, “Pioneers Drive for the Development Fund,” will tee off at the Twin Hickory Golf Club in Hornell, NY, on Friday, June 17. We'd love to have you join us! Funds raised at the tournament are used to provide financial support for scholarships, to continue offering state-of-the-art technology, and for athletics.

This all-day event will feature a captain and crew format, exciting contests on the course, food and refreshments provided throughout the day, dinner, and great prizes and raffles.

Sponsorship for the tournament is now open, and I invite you to support this important fundraising event. The deadline for sponsorship or to donate items is May 25. For more information, contact Institutional Advancement by calling 607-587-3930.

Thank you in advance for considering this opportunity to join us in supporting our students and our future!


Pioneer Parent Fund

Make a Gift, give to Alfred State

We are grateful that our students choose Alfred State. Our students receive an exceptional academic experience. However, their experience and life-long lessons can go from exceptional to life-changing with your help to the Alfred State Pioneer Parent Fund.

What do gifts to the Pioneer Parent Fund support?

National Competitions

students on the 2014 commercial building teamThe parent fund provides support for students, classes, and organizations interested in participating in national competitions such as Baja SAE competition, Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV), robotics, Fireball Run, culinary arts, construction, and more. It is all hands-on, and our students learn to be innovative, creative, and apply skills readily so that they can “Hit the Ground Running!”

Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Programs

female student with newborn baby in HondurasThe parent fund directly supports new student-led initiatives that help provide our students with the civic and leadership skills they need to continue our college’s commitment to making the world a better place helping save newborn babies in Honduras, hosting Veteran's Appreciation Day to thank our veterans, or participating in the Celebrate Allegany Day of Service.

These incredible opportunities help our students become professional, responsible, and caring adults we're proud to call Alfred State alumni.

Learn more about civic engagement.

For more information, please contact:

Director of Annual Giving
Phone: 607-587-3930