The Bronco Bench Foundation (BBF) has been supporting student-athletes since 1962. It has raised over $30 million in scholarships, giving more than 2,000 students the opportunity to complete at the highest level both academically and athletically. In addition to a few fundraising events each year, the BBF relies on donations to continue its legacy of giving and support for Bronco Athletics.
As you consider participating in the Leavey Challenge this year, we encourage you to think about giving to the Bronco Bench Foundation. When you Give to the Leavey Challenge, select Bronco Athletics in the drop down menu and then designate the Bronco Bench Foundation as the recipient of your donation. Give a gift of at least $250 to the Bronco Bench Foundation and choose between two special items - a 50th Anniversary Coaster Set or a Santa Clara University Blanket.
The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation is a longtime supporter of Santa Clara University. It has always had a strong presence on campus, but even more so now because of the Leavey Challenge. Unlike other challenges that match dollar for dollar amounts, the Leavey Challenge is based on participation. If a goal of 9,000 undergraduate alumni is reached, a $1 million grant will be awarded to the Santa Clara Fund.
Please keep in mind that alumni participation is an important statistic used by the media and various foundations to gauge overall alumni satisfaction. This plays an important part in rankings and foundation support for universities!