Morgan Bear Club
The mission of the Morgan Bear Club is to provide support and opportunities for Morgan Athletic's over 300 student-athletes and 14 varsity sports. Together, members of the Morgan Bear Club provide invaluable support for Morgan student-athletes, honoring the lasting educational and athletic legacy of Morgan State University. Gifts to Morgan Athletics support student-athlete scholarships, academic resources, sports medicine, leadership programming, mental-health and wellness services, nutrition, enhanced facilities and sport-specific operational budgets. Every contribution has a positive impact on Morgan student-athletes’ ability to succeed in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.
Athletics Excellence Fund
The Athletics Excellence Fund includes annual gifts to Morgan Athletics by supporters, alumni, friends and businesses. Your gift to the Athletics Excellence Fund supports student-athlete scholarships, academic resources, sports medicine, leadership programming, mental-health and wellness services, nutrition, enhanced facilities and athletic resources. While a minimum gift is required to receive select benefits, any gift of any size makes a difference. Please refer to the Benefits Guide for more benefit details.
Support Morgan Athletics’ goal to provide best possible facilities for Morgan student-athletes and programs. Once an identified facility project has gone through the University’s approval process, the athletics department depends on individual support to finance the project and provide an endowment to support its operation and ongoing maintenance, if appropriate.
Gifts can be made to establish a Scholarship Endowment or Sport-Specific Program Endowment to assist with annual budgetary needs. By creating a Scholarship Endowment or a Program Endowment you will forever link your name to a championship tradition, while making a direct impact on future generations of Morgan Student-Athletes.
Sport Specific Funds
Support one of Morgan’s 14 varsity sports directly and help fund specific,critical initiatives for a specific sport. Indicate specific sport with your contribution.
Pledges enable you to plan personal giving programs that are convenient to you and your tax plans. Pledging a gift over a period of time/years may also enable you to consider more significant gifts than would have been otherwise possible. You may choose to establish an automatic payment plan to complete your pledge or request that courtesy reminders be sent out. Please contact (443) 885-2344 to discuss different options regarding a pledge to Morgan Athletics and the Morgan Bear Club.
Estate Plan Gifts
Planned gifts of cash, real estate, stocks and bonds or insurance can be made as a bequest, IRA rollover, beneficiary designation or trust. Please contact the Planned Giving Coordinator at (443) 885-2344 for detailed instructions.
Corporate Gift Matching
Many employers will match gifts made to charitable organizations. Obtain a matching gifts form from your human resources office, complete the employee section of the form and submit it with your contribution. Please contact (443) 885-2344 for detailed instructions.
Please make checks payable to the Morgan State University Foundation, and indicate on the memo line where you would like the contribution to be directed (Ex. Athletics Excellence Fund, Volleyball, Tennis, etc.)
Our mailing address is Morgan State Athletics c/o Morgan Bear Club, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251. Contact our office at: (443) 885-2344 for wire transfer instructions.
Donors may make a charitable contribution through an electronic transfer of stock or the actual stock certificate. Gifts of appreciated securities can be attractive because no capital gain is recognized on the transfer. Please contact the Securities Coordinator at (443) 885-2344 for detailed transfer instructions.
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