The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organization focused on college sports in the US. With 1,100 member colleges and universities in 102 athletic conferences across the country that participate in 90 championships in 24 sports in 3 divisions, the NCAA is a powerful and well financed organization.
The NCAA raised about $1.1 billion in 2017 – most of which came from from television rights (77%) and championships/National Invitation Tournament (10% of revenue) and investment income (10% of revenue). Expenses were nearly $1 billion with the 3 largest expense scholarships and grants ($586 million), championship expenses ($134 million), and compensation ($70 million). Read more
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the most well known non-profit, tax-exempt organization focused on college sports in the US. With 1,100 member colleges and universities in 102 athletic conferences across the country that participate in 90 championships in 24 sports in 3 divisions, the NCAA is a powerful and well financed organization.
The NCAA raises about $1 billion annually ($1.1 billion in 2017; $1 billion in 2016) and it may surprise you to learn the number one source of revenue for this 501 (c) (3) is television rights fees (about 77% of revenue) followed by championships and the National Invitation Tournament (about 12% of revenue) and investment gains and income (10% of revenue). Read more
The US Soccer Federation (USSF) has been in the news quite often of late because the US Women’s National Team (WNT) filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against them in 2019 which is currently on appeal. A non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c) (3), the USSF is the official governing body of soccer in the US which makes them a powerful organization in the sports industry. Read more
Today is Election Day. Many of us will flock to the polls and cast our votes for the candidates we want to represent us. Although the really big election day is a year away, the essence of leadership is heavy on many people’s minds with all the presidential debates. As we make our choices today and in the future, let us not forget about the people who are making a difference by making this world a better, healthier, and more compassionate place. Read more
Storye Rye Bread is made in a baking facility that has a serious relationship with both rye and wood. It all starts with the rye which is made from the sturdiest grains harvested in the harsh climate of northern Europe where the short summers will only accommodate the heartiest grains capable of growing explosively over the short growing season. Packed with nutrients, these rye grains make a wholesome bread simply by mixing the unbleached rye flour with scalding water and adding rye malt, a little leavening from previous batches, a bit of sugar, caraway seeds, and salt. Read more
The Rice Krispy Treat has been around for about 75 years and is celebrated as much for its distinctive flavor and texture as for the marriage of two completely different ingredients (proving opposites attract): crispy rice cereal and soft, chewy marshmallows. Together, these two ingredients form the basis of one of America’s all-time most popular snacks. Read more
Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookie of life.
We never outgrow chocolate chips but as we grow older, we realize there are differences in chocolate chips, just as there are differences in the friendships we’ve cultivated through the years. Some have an artificialness while others are as pure as the cacao bean itself. It’s the real ones – the truly scrumptious ones – we want to treasure. Read more
Ohio may be well-known for its medical facilities (The Cleveland Clinic), museums (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Museum of Art), roller coasters (Cedar Point), presidents (8 of them were born here), athletes (Jess Owens, LeBron James), activists (Gloria Steinem, Edwin Stanton) but the Buckeye State is also the home of the Luna Burger: handcrafted organic non-GMO verified pure plant veggie burgers made with a foundation of black beans, spelt berries, brown rice, and oats grown on small family farms that utilize sustainable growing practices. Read more
Get some crazy nutritious, mouth-rockin’ delicious energy.
Adrian Reif and Matt D’Amour, co-founders of Yumbutter – world-changing nut butters – have a dream: to nourish the world while running the world’s most responsible food company. To accomplish these goals, they set out to make some of the most delicious and nutritious nut butters – peanut, almond, and sunflower – with wholesome ingredients that nourish on-the-go because eating nut butters out of a jar isn’t easy outside the home. Read more