BRAA Donations

Donate to the BRAA. Your contributions will go towards funding the day to day as well as long term needs of the team from compensating coaching staff to fleet updates.

The David Messershmitt Scholarship Fund

In memory of David Messershmitt (alumnus 2003-2006), this scholarship was established towards funding student athletes' dues and carry on the great tradition of Buckeye rowing.

Amazon Smile

Sign-up for Amazon Smile and a percent of every purchase you make goes back to the the BRAA. It's FREE, just make all purchases using  Just make sure when you first sign up to search and select Olentangy River Rowing Club as the organization you would like part of your purchase price to go towards.


Consider Becoming a Regular Donor

Becoming a recurring donor is easy, just click on the BRAA Donation link above and make sure to select 'Monthly' in the donation frequency section. We suggest becoming an amount of $20 a month but you're free donate as you see fit.

Recurring donations help us to better forecast the amount that can be made available to the team on an annual basis.


The Buckeye Rowing Alumni Association, gratefully accepts bequests of any size.

Your bequest will help carry the torch for rowing at The Ohio State University when you name the BRAA to receive:

  • A specific dollar amount
  • A percentage of your estate’s value
  • All or part of the remainder of your estate in your will or trust
  • All or part of the proceeds of a life insurance policy or retirement plan

Bequests should be made to the Olentangy River Rowing Club, the Employee Identification Number (EIN) is 31-1758216.  Please consult with your financial advisor or attorney in preparing your will. We would be happy to field questions/inquiries for further information, please reach out to us?

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