How much is the project going to cost and how will it be funded?
The cost of the stadium renovations – all phases included – will be approximately $315 million. Traditional funding sources will be used and will include private donations, premium seating, and ticket sales.
What is the timeline for the project?
This project will be completed in phases over the next five years. Phase One will begin following the 2017 season and will include the construction of an Indoor Football Practice Facility. Phase Two will commence following the 2018 season and feature major renovations to the Anderson Family Football Complex as well as to the south and west sides of Memorial Stadium. Phase Three will begin following the completion of Phase Two and will encompass renovations to the north and east sides of the stadium
What is the best way to stay updated on the news and information regarding the project?
By visiting RAISETHECHANT.com, you may stay up-to-date on the progress of the project and all of the latest news surrounding the renovations.
How can I make a donation to the stadium project?
To support this historic and transformational project and make an impact on the future of Kansas Football, visit RAISETHECHANT.com, or contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Does my stadium gift count toward priority seating, Williams Education Fund or priority points?
By giving to this campaign, you will become a Limestone Society member and help enhance and develop Kansas Athletics facilities and endowments. For each $100 contributed, you will receive up to two priority points, which calculate when the account is active. Gifts to the campaign will not count toward your Williams Education Fund membership level. All seating is allocated based on membership level first and then points within the level.
Will my contribution be tax deductible?
Donations that receive benefits, such as priority points, are 80 percent tax deductible. Donors may waive benefits to receive 100 percent tax deductibility (please consult your tax advisor).
Will the Hill be preserved during the renovation?
Yes. The Hill will become an even more prominent feature of the gameday experience.
What are the premium seating and hospitality options?
Premium seating and hospitality options will include: Founders’ Suites, Ward Family Scholarship Suites, West Side Club Lounge, Legacy Loge Boxes, Crimson and Blue Landings, Touchdown Club, End Zone Suites, and the Letterwinners’ Club. For more information on premium seating, please contact Yancey Jones at (785) 864-6221 or at email@example.com
If I am not a current Williams Education Fund member, may I purchase premium seating?
Only active Williams Education Fund members will have the opportunity to purchase premium seating. To renew your membership or become a member, please contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When will pricing be available?
Pricing will be available at a later date.
If I currently have seats in a premium seating area, how will the renovations impact me?
More information will be available at a later date.
What are the tax benefits of gifts that qualify for premium seating?
Donations that receive benefits, such as priority points, are 80 percent tax deductible (please consult your tax advisor).
Will there be contracts with premium seating options?
Yes. More information will be released at a later date.
What is the seating process for the upcoming seasons?
Seating will be allocated by membership level first and then priority points within the level. Seat selection will occur annually.
How will my seat location be affected during the renovation process?
More information will be available as construction schedules progress.
What accessible seating options will be available?
Providing accessible seating options is a priority. More information will be available at a later date.
Will the renovated stadium have chairback seating?
Yes, there will be a variety of seating options, including chairback seating.
Ticket related questions?
For ticket-related questions or information, please contact Yancey Jones at (785) 864-6221 or at email@example.com
Questions related to giving to this project or becoming a Williams Fund Member?
For questions or information related to giving to this project or becoming a Williams Education Fund member, please contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions related to taxes associated with gifts?
For questions or information related to taxes associated with gifts, please consult your tax advisor or contact the KU Endowment Association at 785-832-7400 or at email@example.com