Help Launch Kyle and Stanford Basketball into the ACC

Support Cardinal Basketball with Lifetime Cardinal NIL

Join Lifetime Cardinal in welcoming new men’s basketball head coach Kyle Smith to the Stanford family! 


NIL funding for our student-athletes is crucial to Stanford’s competitiveness in the ACC next year.  Lifetime Cardinal is Stanford’s NIL Collective, and we’re rallying support to give Coach Smith and Stanford Athletics the resources they need to lead our return to March Madness.


Any contribution level helps the cause, as does buying unique fan apparel from our online store. 


-Support Lifetime Cardinal with at least $500 and receive a $50 credit to our store


-Contributors of $1000 or more get a $50 store credit as well as access to EXCLUSIVE branded apparel drops, unique athlete and insider content, and invitations to special events.


-Interested in full Lifetime Cardinal Legend status?  Email Tyler Gaffney to talk about the benefits and rewards of major gifts ($10,000 and above). 

Support Lifetime Cardinal with a minimum of $1000 and get our EXCLUSIVE branded apparel drops, unique athlete and insider content, and event invitations.  Buy unique fan apparel from our online store.  More special benefits are coming throughout the year!


Our Board underwrites all of our operational costs – 100% of your support goes directly to Stanford student-athletes as they promote and serve outstanding Bay Area community service organizations like Haven House, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House.  

Lifetime Cardinal is an independent organization of Stanford alumni, mentors, and supporters united to sustain the championship legacy of Stanford student-athletes through the changing landscape of college sports.   We offer NIL income opportunities, career development programs, and financial literacy education.  Support from across the Cardinal community enabled us to fund agreements with over 140 student-athletes for 2023-24.