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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! The Bronco Athletic Fund is a department within Athletics Advancement and the WMU Foundation. Your contributions in support of our student-athletes are processed through the WMU Foundation.

  • With the focused attention of the Bronco Athletic Fund, your gifts specifically support the areas of greatest need, and we’ll work with you to stay engaged in the impact you’ve made for our student athletes and program.

  • Membership starts at just $50 per year. You can designate your gift to any area of support within Athletics assuming all priority seating contributions have been made. Your gift, your choice!

  • Philanthropic gifts above and beyond priority seating requirements are considered to be tax deductible. Gifts used to receive priority seating are not deductible per the Tax Cuts and Job Act enacted in 2018. Consult a tax advisor to determine the deducibility of your gift(s).

  • In order to best serve you and process your Priority Seating and Priority Parking requests, and establish your Membership Level before the commencement of the 2021 Fall Athletic season, it is important we receive all gifts by June 15, 2021.

  • Gifts made after the June 15 deadline are still applicable to the purchase of season tickets in a Priority Seating location; However, that may affect your Priority Point ranking for benefits such as seating upgrades, request for tickets to away contests and post season tournaments, and your eligibility to park in the designated Bronco Athletic Fund Priority Parking Lots for the upcoming Athletic season. 

  • Restricted gifts are designated to a specific program, facility, or project (i.e., sport-specific scholarships and Champions Funds). Unrestricted gifts support the overall wellbeing of all Bronco student-athletes like the Safe Return to Play Fund. 

University Advancement | Western Michigan University | 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5403

University Advancement | Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5403

(269) 387-8700 |