Give to Support Athletics

Your gift provides unparalleled experiences and opportunities for our student-athletes propelling them to reach their goals in the classroom, in competition and in life.

With more than 1,000 student-athletes across 36 varsity sports, your gift is imperative in maintaining our sports programs as some of the most successful and respected in the country. These teams claim numerous Big Ten championships, compete in NCAA tournaments, vie for national titles and produce countless individual conference and national champions, All-American performers, scholar-athletes and Olympians.

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Athletics Excellence Fund

Supports the greatest need of the Department of Athletics as determined by the Athletics Director or the highest ranking official in the…


Champions Fund

Provides support for Ohio State Athletics supporting grant-in-aid for student-athletes participating in all 36 varsity sports.


The Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute Fund

Established May 31, 2019, with gifts from the Margaret and Robert Walter Foundation; used to provide leadership, character and career…


Football Facility Fund

Provides support for the creation of, improvements, and/or maintenance of facilities for football.


Athletics District Building Fund

Funds shall be utilized at the discretion of the Director of Athletics for building projects specific to the Athletics District.