Giving to the Ahearn Fund

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About the Ahearn Fund

Annual gifts to the Ahearn Fund and priority season-ticket purchases represent the lifeblood of K-State Athletics and allow the department to achieve its vision of a model intercollegiate athletics program. The record $60.01 million budget for FY2014 includes $7.28 million for student-athlete scholarships to be paid to the university. The remaining portion of Ahearn Fund contributions, along with capital support donations and ticket revenues, are strategically invested in providing a world-class experience to the more than 440 student-athletes that represent K-State, striving for the Big 12’s best fan experience and competing for league championships.

2013-14 Ahearn Fund Goals

  • SUPPORT
    Reach budgeted annual gift goals of $16,000,000
  • PARTICIPATION
    Grow total membership to 10,000 members
  • LEADERSHIP
    Increase National Leadership Circle by 20 member
  • SERVICE OPERATIONS
    4,000 personal contacts in 2013-14

Ways to Give

The Ahearn Fund hit a record high in cash gifts received in 2013 of $16 million, continuing to be one of the largest revenues for K-State Athletics.

The Ahearn Fund grew to an all-time high of over 9,000 members in 2013, while total gifts were up 6.5% over the mark set in 2012.

Contributing to the Ahearn Fund not only supports K-State Athletics and each and every one of our 440-plus student-athletes, but this support also BENEFITS YOU, our loyal Ahearn Fund members. By donating $50 or more annually to the Ahearn Fund you qualify for various sport-specific and non-sport-specific benefits throughout the following year. Annual gifts to the Ahearn Fund and priority season-ticket purchases represent the lifeblood of K-State Athletics and allow the department to achieve its vision of a model intercollegiate athletics program. The record $60.01 million budget for FY 2014 includes $7.28 million for student-athlete scholarships to be paid to the university. The remaining portion of Ahearn Fund contributions, along with capital support donations and ticket revenues, are strategically invested in providing a world-class experience to the more than 440 student-athletes that represent K-State, striving for the Big 12’s best fan experience and competing for league championships.

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