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Athletics COVID-19 Relief

Coyote Pride

Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative is being launched to help Coyote Athletics offset the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Your contribution, above and beyond your current giving to Coyote Athletics, will help us to maintain our focus on the student-athlete experience and the development of a championship culture.

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A Message from Athletic Director David Herbster

Frequently Asked Questions

Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative is for one-time donations to help Coyote Athletics address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gifts made to the Howling Pack are used for program enrichment and student-athlete scholarships. If you would like to increase your Howling Pack contribution, we encourage you to do that as well.

No. This donation will not count towards your annual Howling Pack gift. Gifts to Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative are not tied to any Howling Pack benefits. We encourage you to support Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative above and beyond your current giving.

Donors will receive a charitable receipt for the full amount of their contribution from the University of South Dakota Foundation. Donors are encouraged to seek professional counsel to understand the tax consequences of their giving.

No, you will not receive any benefits for making a gift to Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative.

No, you will not receive any Coyote Points for making a gift to Coyote Pride: USD Athletics COVID-19 Relief Initiative.

Payments must be completed by June 1, 2021 to help fiscal year needs.