Student Philanthropy Council


Wildcat Spirit Cord

The gold Wildcat Spirit Cord is worn by our most generous graduating ’Cats at commencement. The gold symbolizes entering a new chapter and joining other graduates of the last decade, who have demonstrated their dedication to philanthropy and support for our University.

With a senior class gift of $20.20 or more through the Student Philanthropy Council, you’ll earn a Wildcat Spirit Cord to wear at graduation, a symbol of your pride, gratitude, and support for a place that’s made a difference in your life.

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You can pick up your Wildcat Spirit Cord anytime during dead week from May 6 – May 10 from Sapp Hall. It’s on us to create the change we want to see. Thank you for doing your part, thank you for having our back—know, we’ll always have yours!

100% Certified Award and Recognition

We want to get as many student organizations involved in this great cause as possible! So, we established the 100% Certified Award and Recognition Program. If every individual member of your student organization donates, your organization will receive the following:

  • A plaque from the Student Philanthropy Council, recognizing your organization’s 100% participation
  • A formal letter from university administration, thanking and recognizing your organization’s commitment to supporting your fellow students, Chico State, and higher education
  • Recognition on Student Philanthropy Council social media sites
  • An email to your national headquarters, informing them of your organization’s accomplishment, if desired)

Download the recognition rules (PDF) and guidelines to help your organization become 100% certified!

These organizations are not only supporting higher education but making an enormous impact on the lives of countless students on campus.

Organizations 100% certified for the 2019–2020 academic year:

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