FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Anyone can join RCAF. We encourage fans, alumni, parents, faculty/staff, etc. For a minimum annual contribution of $100 you can enjoy the many benefits of membership and know that your donation is supporting the experience of over 370 student-athletes.
Yes. The Ragin’ Cajuns Athletic Foundation is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization. Donations are considered tax-deductible per current IRS guidelines. Please consult your tax advisor for the full deductible amount of your gift.
Yes. There are many benefits to being a member of the RCAF. These benefits vary depending on your level of contribution. Please refer to the annual giving benefits chart for more information.
Yes. Any organization can make a contribution to RCAF and become a member of the organization. We currently have over 200 companies supporting RCAF on an annual basis.
Yes. The RCAF accepts pledges in multiple formats (monthly, quarterly, etc.). We even offer an EFT (electronic funds transfer) option which allows us to charge your credit card or deduct from your bank account.
The RCAF operates on a Jan 1-Dec 31 fiscal calendar. Benefits are enjoyed during the same year that your contribution is made. So the earlier in the year you make your contribution, the more time you will have to enjoy the benefits. However, donations can be made at any point throughout the year.
To be considered an active member of RCAF you will need to make a tax-deductible contribution every year between July 1 and June 30. Gifts can be made at any point throughout the year and can be given to the RCAF Annual Fund or directed to the sport or designation of your choice.
Tax-deductible contributions to RCAF are directly invested towards the experience of the student-athletes within Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics. Whether it’s to enhance individual sport budgets, to assist in financial aid of a student-athlete or to construct facilities, your contribution will make an impact.