Friends of Bates Athletics Challenge

This campaign ended on May 31, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Bates College by clicking here!

Show your Bobcat pride! Join alumni, parents, and friends of Bates athletics by making a gift to FBA today. You can support your favorite varsity sport or athletics’ area of greatest need. Gifts to FBA will help provide the resources necessary to compete at the highest level in the NESCAC and beyond. 

The time is now. Let's make tomorrow an even greater day to be a Bobcat. 

Check the "Donors" tab on this page to see your team's progress on the leaderboard! 

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of College Advancement at 1-888-522-8371 or at 



Team Leaderboard

Women's Basketball 306$11,817
Swimming & Diving 268$32,332
Men's Basketball 163$17,626
Alpine Skiing 83$5,292
Nordic Skiing 74$4,606
Women's Lacrosse 61$10,143
Football 49$8,213
Men's Squash 49$15,987
Women's Track & Field 37$2,961
Men's Lacrosse 36$13,775
Women's Squash 36$6,431
Rowing 33$5,131
Field Hockey 32$3,658
Women's Cross Country 28$675
Softball 26$1,894
Men's Soccer 25$7,165
Men's Track & Field 21$1,978
Baseball 20$8,448
Men's Tennis 17$3,214
Men's Cross Country 16$1,388
Women's Soccer 14$805
Volleyball 12$7,643
Women's Tennis 11$902
Golf 10$1,056

Donor affiliations

43% Alumni

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8% Students

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23% Parents

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3% Faculty/Staff

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29% Friends

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Donor list

Hillary chisholm
Stefano Mancini
Tom Coyne
Edge of Madison
teal otley
Mike Boornazian
Maureen Mahon
Sarah E. Gallop
Terance Williams
Burns Family
Alison M Leonard '10
Linnea fulton
Miley McVeigh
David and Susan Hild
Andrea Erard
Angela myers
Milissa Leonard Meyer '84
Maureen Maher
Brady McVeigh
Heidi MacIntyre Statile
Parker Strong
Kathleen Leonard Williams '81
Kirby Hoehl
Claire Wright
Carly Wasson
John Hall Jr
Baxter Hoehl
Sheena Pelkey

Joseph Vari photoJoseph Vari matched $31
Hillary Throckmorton matched $300
Luke '05 and Sarah Selby '04 matched $400
Peter '58 and Jane Post '58, P'82, P'87, GP'18 matched $500
Ira J. Waldman '73, P'08, P'11 matched $500
Luke '05 and Sarah Selby '04 matched $500
Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler '78, P'17 matched $500
Chris von Jako '90 matched $500
Jeremy Chase photoJeremy Chase matched $950
Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan matched $783
Jackson Marvel '95 matched $425
Jim Moody Jr. '53, L.H.D.'01, GP'12, GP'14 matched $1,000
Mike Kinsman '05 matched $1,000
Ben Lowenstein matched $1,000
Michael Kinsman matched $1,500
Ira J. Waldman '73, P'08, P'11 matched $2,000
Sean Cahill matched $2,000
John S. Amols '72 matched $2,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $1,725
An Anonymous Donor matched $2,000
J.P. Fingado '90 matched $2,400
Greg '88 and Judy Miller '91 matched $2,200
Judy '91 and Greg Miller '88 matched $475
George Wigton Challenge Gift matched $1,325
Herb Bunker Challenge Gift matched $1,450
Marilyn R. Clark P'13, P'19, P'21 matched $2,450
Marilyn R. Clark P'13, P'19, P'21 matched $4,650
Allison Johnson Hall '83 matched $2,100
Gail Dow '60 matched $5,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $3,806
John J Murphy gave $250
Dick ʼ53 and Norma Coughlin ʼ52 gave $10,000