Baylor Bear Foundation


Priority Ranking System

The Baylor Bear Foundation Priority Ranking System

Your giving level in the Bear Foundation and points accumulated through cash giving to Baylor Athletics and Baylor University since 1997 are used to determine your ranking.

The primary ranking criteria is annual giving level in the Bear Foundation. Secondarily, priorty points are used to determine ranking within each giving level.

June 1, 2016, the Bear Foundation began counting priority points based on a simplified system, which counts giving to Baylor Athletics as well as other areas of Baylor University. 2016 Revised Priority Point Policy

First Priority: ANNUAL GIVING LEVEL Second Priority: POINTS
Championship Club $30,000+ 5 points given per $100 for all athletic cash* giving (since 1997)
ADC - Big 12 $15,000 - $29,999
ADC - Big 12 $12,000 - $14,999 1 point given per $100 for all university (non-athletics) cash giving (since 1997).
ADC - Bear Claw $9,000 - $11,999
Black Bear $7,000 - $8,999 3 points per sport for the purchase of consecutive season tickets** (since 2000)
Golden Grizzly $5,000 - $6,999
Bear Backer $3,000 - $4,999 *Athletic Cash: Bear Foundation, Athletic capital giving, “B" Association dues, Athletic endowed scholarships, Sport‐specific excellence funds, Sports Ministry fund
Gold Bear $1,500 - $2,999
Green Bear $750 - $1,499 **Counting season ticket sports: Football, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Softball... Priority points lost for dropping season tickets. Points start over if tickets are picked back up in future years.
Brown Bear $400 - $749
Kodiak $200 - $399
Young Alumni & Warrior Bear Below $200