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How Revenue is Spent at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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 »