Friends of UCI Rowing is a 501(c)(3) charity, where any donations you make that are not in exchange for goods and services are tax deductible. You can choose any amount you like, by simply entering it into the box. Thanks for your support!

Suggested Donation: $100.00

Minimum Donation: $10.00

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Thank you for supporting the Friends of UCI Rowing, a 501(c)(3) organization! Every dollar counts. You can choose any amount that would like, by simply entering it into the box above.

To put things in perspective, here are some ways your donation will help:

  • $60 pays for one oarsman to spend one day at the Otay Lake Olympic Training Center

  • $350 pays for a new oar

  • $600 pays for an oarsman’s travel to Nationals in Georgia

  • $1,000 pays for a new ergometer

  • $2,500 pays for an oarsman’s expenses for a year on the team

  • $30,000 pays for a new 4+

  • $40,000 pays for a new 8+

When you add a donation amount to your cart, you will be presented with various payment methods. There is a fee to send money as a personal payment using a debit card or credit card with PayPal or Stripe. The fee in the U.S. is roughly 3%. For example, if you make a donation of $100, FoUCIR will receive a deposit of $97, and the bank will take $3.

If you choose PayPal, there is no fee if you use your PayPal Balance or bank account for domestic transactions. To do this, log into your PayPal account, and select one of these payment methods. Alternatively, you can visit the PayPal website, log in and click the “Pay or Send Money” button, and then choose “Send Money to Friends or Family.” Enter our fundraising email address, [email protected] (unmonitored mailbox), the amount you want to give and click “Next” to follow the remaining instructions on the site.