DONATION REQUEST SYSTEM
Promotional Activity General Policies
The Donation Request Form (PDF) must be completed by the person/organization seeking the donation item. This form includes Guidelines for Autographed Items and the NCAA Bylaws Regarding Promotional Activities. This form must also be accompanied by a formal letter on the charitable organizations official letterhead - faxes are acceptable.
Charitable Events Form (PDF) This form is only for organizations with requests pertaining to Villanova Athletic home events. Charitable organizations looking to fundraise at an event or have a live event tie-in. For example: Pink Outs, Coaches vs. Cancer, Girl Scout Days, Head Strong Foundation Days, etc..
The Personal Appearance Form for Student Athletes (PDF) must be completed by the person/organization seeking a player/coach personal appearance. This form includes Guidelines for Autographed Items and the NCAA Bylaws Regarding Promotional Activities. Please make sure that all guidelines are met before faxing in the paperwork.
Any person requesting an autographed item, strictly for charitable use only, can provide the item (football, basketball, etc.). If the organization is interested, promotional items are available for sale through the Villanova Online Store. No items will be provided by the Villanova Athletic Department.
All completed request forms are to be faxed to: 610-519-7972.
The necessary application must be completed in its entirety, a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the requested deadline, before Villanova Athletics will consider the request.
Completion of the request for in a timely manner, and approval from the Compliance Officer does not guarantee the Athletic Marketing Office will fulfill the request.
If your request is approved by all parties, the Athletic Marketing Office will contact you for arrangements. If you do not hear a response we were unable to fulfill the request.
Due to availability of items, we must limit our donations to Tri-State Area (PA, NJ, DE) requests only.
Fulfillment of donation requests is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to help every organization that requests a donation.
Pursuant to NCAA regulations, items will not be donated to any entity that benefits a high school, high-school aged students, or affiliates of any high-school aged students.
The item needs to be sent to the following address. Any additional shipping costs must be paid for by the person seeking the autograph.
ATTN: Charitable Donations
The item will then be shipped back to the organization (at their expense) or can be picked up in the Marketing Office.
Promotional Activity: Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is Villanova Athletics able to accept personal items, such as a T-shirt or ball, to be autographed by members of the team?
2. Can an autographed item be purchased from Villanova Athletics?
3. Can an autographed item be used as an auction or raffle item at a fundraiser?
4. Does Villanova Athletics make autographed items available to individuals?
5. Will Villanova Athletics consider a donation for the benefit of a religious organization?
6. Will Villanova Athletics consider a donation to a profitable corporate entity?
7. I received an item for a charitable organization last year. Can I receive another item this year?