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Support Your Team During TAG Week


Trinity Athletic Giving (TAG) Week is an athletic team vs team fundraising competition to increase alumni participation and support for ALL Trinity athletic teams. During TAG Week, team alumni will compete to win prizes for their team.

  • Each team alumni group that reaches their donor goal will win $1000 for their team.

    All 24 teams succeeded in reaching, or exceeding, their pre-set team goals

  • The men and women’s teams that garner the highest overall giving percentage of their alumni will win an additional $2500 for that team.

    ​W Squash and M&W Cross Country & Track, won this prize with 21% and 16% overall team alumni participation, respectively.


  • When the number of alumni donors during TAG Week reaches 900, a $10,000 prize from an anonymous donor will be given to the Athletic Director’s Discretionary Fund for technology upgrades the benefit all teams.

    1013 alumni gifts secured this important upgrade to help all Athletic programs


Your support provides team travel and meals, specialized equipment, improved technology, career programming, and more. These resources allow Trinity to offer the best possible athletic experience and remain competitive among our NESCAC rivals and other regional and national opponents. Gifts received this year will support team budgets for academic year 2019-20. 

 Your participation is key to maintaining this important support into the future. 


Thank you for making the TAG Week Alumni Challenge a great success!

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I make a gift?
Click the "Give Now"  button above, select a designation, click on the arrow in the Champion Student Athletes tab, then choose your team from the drop-down box.  Or call our gift line at 1-800-771-6184. Please be sure to indicate the team you wish to support.

How is donor participation determined? How do small teams compete with large teams?
Determination is based on the percentage of alumni who participated in that sport as undergraduates.

If I have already made a gift to Trinity Athletics this year does it count towards this competition?
Yes, all gifts to team athletics made this academic year count toward the competition.

What are the technology upgrades included in the Athletic Director’s Discretionary Fund Award?
Software  and devices  that are used by all coaches and teams for game review, instruction, and training will be upgraded. These upgrades will allow Trinity Athletics to provide the best teaching and coaching opportunities in addition to enhancing facilities for our student-athletes.

Can gifts be used for any purpose other than athletic support?
100% of your gift will benefit your team of choice.

When should I give in order to participate in the TAG Week competition?
TAG Week begins at 8:00 am (ET) on May 8, 2019 and concludes at midnight (ET) on May 15, 2019.

Is there a minimum gift amount required to count toward the TAG Week competition?
Yes, the minimum gift must be $5.00 to a specific team in order to count toward the competition.

Can I make multiple gifts during the competition?  How do they count?
Yes, your gifts to  multiple teams will count toward each team’s alumni participation prize.  Multiple gifts by the same donor will only count as one gift toward the Athletic Director's Discretionary Fund prize.

Do gifts from donor advised funds or matching gifts count toward TAG Week?
Donor advised fund or gifts to be matched that arrive by May 15 count towards the competition.

Can spouses or partners split their gift and receive credit for two gifts?
No. For the purpose of this competition, individuals must complete their own gift transaction to count as a donor for the competition.

Does my gift count towards the Trinity Annual Fund?
The only gifts that count for TAG Week are restricted gifts to Athletic team support. We encourage you to also make an unrestricted gift to the Trinity Annual Fund in support of the broader mission of the college.

How can I help support today’s Bantams and make TAG Week be as successful as possible?
Participate and TAG us! Post about TAG Week. Share photos and videos, old and new. Encourage your teammates, classmates, and friends to make a gift in support of a Trinity team. Be proud, be bold, be Bantams!​