Student-Athlete Experience

The University of Notre Dame strives to provide its student-athletes with the most distinctive experience in the country. To this end, Notre Dame is committed to developing the mind, body, and spirit of every student-athlete, providing them with the resources necessary to thrive on the field of competition, in the classroom, and in the community. Endowed gifts in support of … Read More

Endowing Grants-in-aids

By fully endowing the grants-in-aid, the University of Notre Dame can protect and enhance the Fighting Irish experience for generations to come. Funding opportunities include: ●      Captain’s Endowment – A gift of $50 million will name the captain awards across all sports. ●      Academic Edge Endowment – A gift of $20 million will fund the Academic Edge program, which provides summer schooling or study abroad opportunities … Read More

Coaching Endowments 

Named coaching endowments are powerful tools in recruiting the best coaches to Notre Dame to lead Fighting Irish student-athletes to success on and off the field, in perpetuity. These endowments are highly visible and prestigious for both the donor and the sport. A gift of $3 million will endow any of the following head coach positions: ·       Rowing ·       Volleyball ·       Hockey ·       Women’s … Read More

Athletics Endowments


Our student-athletes play an essential role in shaping all Notre Dame students’ on-campus experiences, providing an opportunity for the campus community to gather and celebrate the spirit of Notre Dame. This experience is made possible through generous commitments towards endowments that support grants-in-aid, coaching positions, and other priorities that enhance the student-athlete experience and promote a competitive edge on the … Read More