Areas of Support
Contributions to the Cal Athletics Fund (formerly known as "Athletics General") have a direct impact by providing flexible resources to support student-athletes through our people and programs.
Gifts to Bear Backers Grants-In-Aid is a key component in our ability to provide the needed funding for scholarships including tuition, books, fees, and housing; athletic tutoring; and advising for student-athletes.
You can also designate your annual gift to your favorite Cal sports program by selecting your sport choice from the list provided.
Cal GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) is a group consisting of Cal football and/or men’s basketball season ticket holders for graduates in the 2004-13 classes, and is presented by Bank of the West. Cal GOLD members sit in section QQ of California Memorial Stadium, next to the student section. Members can also enjoy game watch parties in the San Francisco Bay Area, are invited to two pre-game parties, and receive an exclusive Cal GOLD t-shirt.
Graduates of the last five years are eligible to have their gift to Cal Athletics matched through the New Alumni Challenge. To learn more about the New Alumni Challenge, click here »
Ways to Donate
Make a gift online:
Contributions to the Cal Athletics Fund have a direct impact by providing flexible resources to support student-athletes through our people and programs. Support for Bear Backers Grants-In-Aid is also great way to support Cal student-athletes by providing needed funding for scholarships. You can also designate your annual gift to your favorite Cal sports program by selecting your sport choice from the list provided.
Make a gift over the phone:
Make a gift by check:
Checks for all annual contributions (non-ESP), can be made out to "UC Regents."
Please mail checks to:
Please include a note on the memo line (or an enclosed note) indicating the Cal Athletics Fund, Bear Backers Grants-in aid, or a specific sport.
Make a gift of stock:
Endowment Seating Program (ESP) Gifts:
A planned gift may enable you to make a more significant gift than you thought possible while at the same time allowing you to achieve your financial, philanthropic and estate planning goals. To that end, there are a myriad of easy giving options from which you can choose - from naming us as a beneficiary in your will to a more complex trust arrangement. For more information see here: http://planyourlegacy.berkeley.edu/