Capital Projects

Morgan Center


"We are committed to creating conditions for success for our student-athletes in every aspect of their Penn State experience. Our No. 1 commitment will always be the academic pursuits and achievement of our students and preparing them for success after graduation. Consolidating all the staff and services of the Morgan Academic Center into one central location will have a tremendous impact for our students and foster even greater academic achievements."
Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour

Morgan Center

NLC Capital Projects


Bridge to the Future Fund


Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) has always been committed to providing the very best experience for our student-athletes on and off the playing field. We take pride in supporting the academic goals of our student-athletes providing them superior facilities, and investing in their athletic success. Our student-athletes deserve a dynamic educational and athletic environment, one that we have been known for throughout our history. With the help of our dedicated alumni and fans we can move forward on the capital projects listed below that are necessary for our student-athletes' success.
Bridge to the Future Brochure

Facilities Projects

Project Projected Total Cost Fundraising Goal
Lacrosse Stadium Enhancements $8,400,000 $5,500,000
The Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes Renovations & Enhancements $7,200,000 $3,500,000
Rec Hall Hydrotherapy Installation $1,100,000 $500,000
*Donors may pay their gift commitments over five years.

NLC Capital Projects
The Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes Renovations & Enhancements.
Lacrosse Stadium Enhancements

Recognition Opportunities
Intercollegiate Athletics is exploring additional ways to honor donors' commitment to our teams both privately and publicly. Attractive naming opportunities in a number of our athletic facilities are available for pledges starting at $25,000.

NLC Benefits
As important partners in the future of Intercollegiate Athletics, donors to the Bridge to the Future Fund will be recognized for their contributions. Recognition will be appropriate to the amount of the gift each donor makes toward these critical projects. All donors will have the option to obtain Nittany Lion Club priority points for the value of their gift. To secure ticket and parking benefits in the Nittany Lion Club, a minimum gift of $10,000 annually to the Bridge to the Future Fund is required.



Football Excellence Fund


When you contribute to the Football Excellence Fund, you are helping to preserve a strong tradition of greatness both on and off the field. Your support provides the critical funds we need to once again rise to championship-level football and compete against the best in the country. By donating to the Football Excellence Fund you will help:
  • PRACTICE FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • LASCH UPGRADES
  • FACILTY BRANDING
  • LOCKER ROOM RENOVATION
  • NUTRITION STATION

COACHES CIRCLE $1 MILLION OR MORE

By designating your support to the Football Excellence Fund at $1 million or more either outright or over a five year pledge period, we will offer you exclusive benefits associated with program insight, access and unique opportunities such as:

Benefits

  • Private dinner at Coach Franklin's house
  • Private event with Coaching Staff
  • Annual exclusive opportunity with Coach Franklin and/or Coaching Staff
  • Travel with team to an away game
  • Friday evening game day preparation invite/guest coach
  • Unique game day experiences
  • Invitation to post-game press conference
  • Open invite to practices
  • Customized football apparel
  • All of the below Captains Circle benefits

CAPTAINS CIRCLE $100,000 or more

By designating your support to the Football Excellence Fund at $100,000 to $999,999 either outright or over a five year pledge period, we will offer you benefits associated with program access and opportunities such as:

Benefits

  • Fall lunch with Coach Franklin
  • Invite to practice
  • Signing day invite
  • On-field pregame opportunity
  • Unique Penn State Football memorabilia item
  • Donation counts towards Nittany Lion Club tickets & parking
  • Nittany Lion Club points


Name a Locker

By taking part in the Penn State Locker Room Project, you will help to ensure that Penn State has the resources it needs to recruit and support the nation's most talented student-athletes.

When you make a $15,000 donation to the Locker Room Project, payable over 5 years, recognition of your support will be prominently displayed in the locker room.

The University's football program is entirely self-sustaining. It receives no funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By taking part in the Locker Room Project, you can help leave a legacy for future student-athletes who will proudly wear blue and white. Support like yours provides the critical funds we need to compete against the best in the country.

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