The Jon Block Challenge

To help increase support for Washington University Athletics, Jon Block, AB’82 has established a $50,000 challenge fund to encourage donors to join the W Club.

The Jon Block Challenge will match all new and increased W Club memberships and multi-year commitments designated for Athletics dollar for dollar.

  YOUR GIFT MATCH PROVIDES
New Gifts $1 $1
Increased Gifts $1 $2
Multi-year Commitments $1 $2

Your Support

Your generous commitment will support our student-athletes and coaches and help keep our programs strong. To date, support for our Athletics program has helped our students be successful, achieving:

  • 19 NCAA championships
  • 166 UAA titles
  • 137 Academic All-Americans

Our coaches have been honored for their achievements as well. Most recently, Nancy Fahey was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, becoming the first Division III coach to be honored.


About Jon Block

Jon E. Block, PhD, received his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Washington University cum laude in 1982. His experience in medical device product development spans nearly three decades, and he is recognized internationally for his expertise in clinical trial methodology. Block is founder and president of The Jon Block Group, a clinical affairs consulting firm, and he serves as acting CEO of Injection Technologies. His philanthropic work includes the sponsorship of emerging tennis and road racing athletes through Jon Block Group Sports.