Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND qualify me for any special recognition?
A: Yes. Annual gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND may qualify you for recognition at certain levels with benefits. Please refer to the Annual Giving Donor Benefits Chart.
Q: If I make a gift to a Sport Specific Group, like the Starting Five, Dugout Club or The Blitz, does that contribution count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
Q: What is Priority Seating?
A: Often called "premium seating", Priority Seating is a seat-related gift program in which season ticket holders make an annual donation in addition to the cost of the season ticket in order to retain their priority seat location. The donation amount is determined by seat location.
Q: Do matching gifts count as part of my total giving to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: Yes. You will receive credit for all matching gifts attributed to you. Please be aware however, that match amounts are not tax deductible.
Q: I am a member of the University of Nevada Alumni Association. Do my membership dues count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: NO. Only athletics-related gifts will count toward one's PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND total.
Q: If I make a gift to the Journalism School or another part of campus other than athletics, does that count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: No. Only athletics-related gifts will count toward one's PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND total.
Q: If I make a new gift to the Endowment Fund in athletics, does that gift count as a contribution to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: Yes. All gifts to current or newly-established endowment funds in athletics count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND.
Q: Are my gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND tax deductible?
A: All gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND are considered gifts to the University of Nevada. Priority seat-related gifts are generally 80% tax deductible, minus the value of any benefits received as a result of the gift. Please consult your tax advisor.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Mitchell Van Patten
University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team. Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH