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THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics has surpassed the $50 million mark in fundraising for Athletics Initiative 2020, director of athletics Todd Stansbury announced on Tuesday. AI 2020 is Georgia Tech athletics’ current $125 million fundraising initiative, which was launched at the beginning of this year and publicly announced in June.
AI 2020 aims to raise the $125 million by Dec. 31, 2020 with three key priorities in mind – recruiting, building a better student-athlete and winning. By surpassing the $50 million mark, Georgia Tech has officially secured more than 40 percent of its $125 million goal.
As part of the $50 million raised, Georgia Tech is very close to reaching its fundraising goals for a full renovation of the Yellow Jackets’ men’s and women’s basketball locker rooms ($4.5 million) and Phase II of renovations at the Jackets’ baseball home, Russ Chandler Stadium ($9 million).
The full needs that AI 2020 will address include:
FACILITIES – $88 Million
- Edge/Rice Center Renovation – $70 million
- Russ Chandler Stadium Renovation, Phase II – $9 million
- Football Locker Room Renovation – $4.5 million – COMPLETE
- Men’s/Women’s Basketball Locker Rooms Renovation – $4.5 million
ENDOWMENTS – $25 million
CURRENT OPERATIONS – $12 million
- Athletic Scholarship Fund – $4.5 million
- Sport-Specific – $4.5 million
- Athletics Director’s Initiative – $3 million
Georgia Tech is very close to reaching its fundraising goal for Phase II of renovations at Russ Chandler Stadium
“We continue to be grateful for everyone who has contributed and given AI 2020 such great momentum just 10 months in to the initiative,” Georgia Tech director of athletics Todd Stansbury said. “Like I said when we hit our last milestone, we still have a long way to go but we are appreciative of everyone who has already helped us move towards our ultimate goal of providing our Everyday Champions with the tools they need to succeed on and off the field.”
To learn more about AI 2020 or to donate online, visit ramblinwreck.com/2020.