Priority Point System

 

Philanthropy

o   A) Current Year Cash Donation to ISU Athletics (Fiscal Year 2014-15):

         • 5 points per $100

o   B) Current Year Annual Seat Donation

         • 3 points per $100

o   C) Current Year Gift-In-Kind Donation

         • 1 point per $100

o   D) Current Year Cash Gifts to ISU

         • 1 point per $1,000

o   E) Historical Cash Gifts to ISU (1981-2014)

         • 1 point per $5,000

o   F) Historical Gifts to ISU Athletics (1981-2014)

          • 5 points per $100

 

Loyalty

o   A) Consecutive Years as a Sycamore Athletic Fund Donor (1981-2014)

          • 10 points per year

o   B) Consecutive Years Football Season Tickets (1987-2014)

          • 5 points per year

o   C) Consecutive Years Men’s Basketball Season Tickets (1987-2014)

          • 5 points per year

o   D) Consecutive Years Women’s Basketball Season Tickets (1987-2014)

          • 5 points per year

o   E) Consecutive Years Baseball Season Tickets (2010-2014)

          • 5 points per year

o   F) Consecutive Years MVC Tournament All-Session Tickets purchased for Men’s and/or Women’s Basketball through Hulman Center Ticket Office (2007-2014)

          • 3 points per year

o   G) Away Game Ticket purchase through Hulman Center Ticket Office (2013-2014)

          • 1 point per game

o   Young Alumni (age 35 or younger) who purchase season tickets will receive double priority points every year until their 35th birthday.

 

Affinity (One Time Allocation)

o   A) Former ISU Student-Athlete

          • 50 points

o   B) ISU Alumni/Faculty/Staff or Emeriti

          • 25 points

o   C) Lifetime ISU Alumni Association Paid Member

          • 25 points

o   D) Indiana State University Volunteer Leader

          • 25 points

 

·      Board of Trustees

·      Sycamore Athletic Fund Advisory Board Members

·      Foundation Board Members

·      Sycamore Foundation Holding Board Members

·      African-American Alumni Council Members

·      Alumni Association Board Members

·      President’s Advisory Board Members

·      College Dean’s Advisory Board Members

 

 Individual Example:

Sam Sycamore is an AD’s Circle member of the Varsity Club with an annual contribution of $5,000 per year. Sam also gives $5,000 to the The Fund for Indiana State. He has given these amounts every year since 2004, meaning he has donated for 11 consecutive years. Sam is an ISU alum and also an ISU Alumni Association Board member. Sam Sycamore has a total of 2,925 Sycamore Priority Points, which currently ranks him 37/1,206.

 
Giving Categories Points Awarded Points Earned
Current Athletic Giving ($5,000) 5 per $100 250
Current Gifts to ISU ($5,000) 1 per $1,000 5
Historic Athletic Gifts ($50,000) 5 per $100 2,500
Historic Gifts to ISU ($50,000) 1 per $5,000 10
Consecutive Years Giving To SAF (11) 10 per year 110
ISU Alumni 25 (One-Time Allotment) 25
ISU Alumni Association Board Member 25 (One-Time Allotment) 25

 

Couple Example:

Tim and Terri Haute are All-Conference Level members of the Varsity Club with an annual contribution of $500. Of their annual gift, $250 for the Men’s Basketball fund, while $50 is for the Women’s Basketball fund. The remaining $200 is designated towards the Sycamore Athletics Fund (AD’s Fund). They are currently in their second year of giving to the Sycamore Athletic Fund and maintaining both Men’s and Women’s Basketball season tickets. The Hautes are both Young Alumni (age 35 or younger) and Tim is a former ISU Student-Athlete. Tim and Terri Haute have a total of 225 points, which currently ranks them 534/1,206.

 

Giving Categories Points Awarded Points Earned
Current Athletic Giving ($500) 5 per $100 25
Historic Athletic Gifts ($500) 5 per $100 25
Consecutive Years Giving to SAF (2) 10 per year 20
Consecutive Years MBB Season Tickets (2) 20 per year for Young Alumni 40
Consecutive Years WBB Season Tickets (2) 20 per year for Young Alumni 40
Former ISU Student-Athlete (1) 25x1 (one-time allotment) 25
ISU Alumni (2) 25x2 (one-time allotment) 50