Join the 1901 CALS Club
The 1901 CALS Club is an opportunity to give back and increase your involvement with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences family. Annual gifts made to the CALS Excellence Fund count towards membership in the 1901 CALS Club. These gifts provide vital resources to enhance programs for faculty and students.
Members receive exclusive benefits
- Gather with fellow Vandals before every home football game at the 1901 CALS Club Tailgate
- Complimentary lunch featuring Vandal Brand Meats and beverages
- Shuttle service to U of I Alumni Tailgate and to the Kibbie Dome
- Invitations to 1901 CALS Club signature events
- Access to exclusive webinars with CALS dean
- Subscription to CALS dean’s biweekly leadership e-newsletter
- Pre-sale access for upcoming agritourism trips: In 2019, join CALS at Penn State for a tour of Pennsylvania agriculture and a true Big Ten football game-day experience. For further details, please email Ann Barrington.
To join the 1901 CALS Club, you must meet the following annual giving levels:
GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) — $100 times every year since graduation
Class year 2018 — $100
Class year 2017 — $200
Class year 2016 — $300
Class year 2015 — $400
Class year 2014 — $500
Class year 2013 — $600
Class year 2012 — $700
Class year 2011 — $800
Class year 2010 — $900
Class year 2009 — $1,000
Individual — $1,000
Companies can sponsor the 1901 CALS Club to expand their brand and connect with CALS Vandals and friends. For an investment of $2,500, your company can receive the following benefits:
- Logo featured on 1901 CALS Club website
- Logo featured in all 1901 CALS Club email correspondence
- Logo on signage at all tailgate events
- Invitations to webinars with the CALS dean
- 40 passes to a 1901 CALS Club Tailgate of the company’s choosing. Additional promotional materials can be featured at this tailgate.
Make a gift by July 1, 2019 to be a member of the 1901 CALS Club and reap the benefits during the 2019-20 academic year.
Questions? Contact Ann Barrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-885-8606.
Any gift made to the CALS Excellence Fund after July 1, 2019 will count toward membership to the 1901 CALS Club in the 2020-21 academic year.