Frequently Asked Questions
All new company memberships are required to be donors at the McFadden level ($6,500) or above. Annually, each company membership will be required to submit to the IPTAY office a certificate of good standing and a tax identification number or similar proof of company status.
As of July 1, 2021, there are 18,410 IPTAY donors. The Collegiate Club has more than 8,100 members and the Tiger Cub Club and IPTAY CATS have more than 1,900 members.
IPTAY memberships cannot be transferred to another person. IPTAY memberships can only be passed to a spouse. Life Memberships are no longer available.
IPTAY is a non-profit entity with a volunteer board of directors that works with the Clemson University Department of Athletics to serve its mission by raising private funds and providing necessary resources to achieve success.
IPTAY is widely regarded as the father of athletic fundraising. The IPTAY scholarship fund traces its roots to the 1930s. Dr. Rupert Fike is credited with being the originator of IPTAY, but the seed that Dr. Fike needed for his now much-envied group was planted there by then-head football coach Jess Neely.
All Clemson fans of any age! You do not have to be a former student-athlete or alum of Clemson