IN COMPETITION • IN THE CLASSROOM • IN THE COMMUNITY
As the official fundraising arm of Southern Utah University Athletics, the primary goal of the Thunderbird Athletic Foundation is to generate the resources necessary to fully fund scholarship support for more than 370 student-athletes each year. Additionally, the Thunderbird Athletic Foundation aims to enhance our student-athletes’ academic and athletic experiences. Beyond a financial impact, our mission is to positively influence and shape the lives of our young men and women, empowering them to be champions, in competition, in the classroom and in the community.
Actively engage with our former student-athletes, SUU Alumni, and Thunderbird Fans everywhere to create and sustain deep-rooted interpersonal relationships.
Inspire our loyal T-Bird Nation fan base to show their pride at our competitions and in our communities, providing the fuel to drive the T-Birds to victory.
Motivate our growing fan base to philanthropically support our mission and better position our current and future student-athletes for success - in competition, in the classroom, and in life.
Charitable contributions to the Thunderbird Athletic Foundation have a direct impact on our ability to provide our hardworking young men and women with a championship level student-athlete experience. The growth of the Thunderbird Athletic Foundation, both in membership and annual dollars raised, is the key driving force behind our ability to holistically develop our student-athletes and compete for championships in the Big Sky Conference and beyond.