Jim and Lisa Fiore establish an endowment in the memory of Jim Fiore, Sr.
April 19, 2012 - Stony Brook University announced Thursday that Director of Athletics Jim Fiore, Jr., and his wife, Lisa, have pledged a $25,000 lead gift to establish the Jim Fiore, Sr. Endowment for Academic and Athletic Excellence. The endowment will be used annually, at the discretion of the Director of Athletics, to meet various academic and athletic needs within the Stony Brook University Department of Athletics. The fund is being established in honor of Fiore's recently deceased father.
Alan and Carol Koch create scholarship endowments for
Stony Brook men's & women's basketball
Alan Koch '71, and his wife Carol, have pledged a $250,000 donation towards the endowment of one scholarship each for both the Stony Brook men's & women's basketball teams. The scholarships, which become Stony Brook's 14th and 15th endowed scholarships, will be named the Alan Koch Family Basketball Scholarship Endowment. FULL RELEASE
The SIMONS GIFT...Infinite Possibilities
The Simons $50 Million Challenge
First-Time Alumni Donor Match Opportunity
Of the $150 million investment by Drs. Jim and Marilyn Simons and the Simons Foundation, $50 million has been established as a Challenge Grant dedicated to inspire and encourage others to invest in the future of Stony Brook University.
First-Time Alumni Donor Match: As part of the Challenge Grant, the Simons Foundation will match all gifts from first-time alumni donors to encourage Stony Brook alumni to support their alma mater and its future. Gifts of all sizes will be matched, dollar for dollar, immediately.
For example: An alumnus makes his first gift of $100 to the Stony Brook Football Fund for Excellence. The Simons Foundation will match that gift immediately, generating a $200 charitable impact.
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GIVING TO STONY BROOK
Every gift matters. Regardless of the amount, each and every contribution to Stony Brook University Athletics is important to the future of the Department and its mission of providing a positive, meaningful experience for all Stony Brook student-athletes.
No matter where your interest lies, a gift to Stony Brook is a meaningful investment in creating a better future. Your gift may be designated for a current use or placed into an endowed fund. Either way, you can trust that your gift will be used most effectively and in a manner consistent with your wishes. That is our promise to you.
Contributions are used to fund various Stony Brook Athletics endeavors including: academic development initiatives, recruiting, facility upgrades, team resources, and scholarships. Donors to Stony Brook University Athletics include Stony Brook alumni, faculty and staff, friends, former student-athletes, parents, businesses and other leaders in our community.
To make a contribution or if you would like more information please contact the Stony Brook Office of External Services at 631-632-6312 or email us at: email@example.com.
What they are saying about making a gift to Stony Brook University Athletics
"Athletics have had an important influence on me, teaching me values I've used throughout my life --- discipline and teamwork. My family and I are delighted to support the student-athletes at Stony Brook and hope that this facility [Dubin Family Athletic Performance Center] will add to their athletic experience and future success."
Glenn Dubin '78
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Highbridge Capital Management
"The young people at Stony Brook today have goals and aspirations just like we did. They are striving to achieve them, and coaches are working so hard for them. Your gift to Stony Brook, regardless of amount, delivers a message to kids and coaches. It tells them that what they are doing is important and that you are behind them all the way."
Stu Sharoff '81
Stony Brook Athletics Hall of Fame