Make Game Day a Reality

Faded Red counts on the generosity of alumni to provide annual support to the rugby teams of Cornell University. We offer alumni a number of donation options, giving donors the power to target annual gifts as they see fit.

Select Your Annual Fund

Frequently Asked Questions

How are my annual donations used?
Donations to our annual funds are designed to support day-to-day team expenses, including coaching, travel, training, equipment and field maintenance. For additional information on our long-term endowment, please click here.

How are my gifts treated by Cornell? Are they tax-deductible?
Donations to our annual funds receive full Cornell Giving credit and are tax-deductible. When you incorporate Cornell Rugby into your giving program, you will not miss a beat in terms of your support for Cornell University.

Are my donations private?
Faded Red publishes a donor list each year to recognize the many generous alumni who support Cornell Rugby. If you would like your donations to remain anonymous, please alert us at