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C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant Application Process and Conference Expectations

C.A.R.E. Model Implementation Template (updated January 2024) C.A.R.E. Model Grant Application Resources (February 2024) C.A.R.E. Model Release (Sept. 2021) C.A.R.E. Model Report and Resources On November 17, 2023, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics announced the launch of a C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant program, providing grants from a pool of $100,000 in 2024 to Division I Conferences

C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant Application FAQ

1.    What is the purpose of the C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant program? A new financial framework is needed to ensure that Division I shared athletics revenues are used to directly support the educational mission of college sports. This C.A.R.E. Model is created for conferences and national entities to bolster accountability and ensure that both the

Sports Business Journal: “College Football: The Cost of Winning”

Sports Business Journal staff writer Ben Portnoy delved into the complicated and ever-changing “business” of college football in his examination of the teams that participated in the College Football Playoff over the past decade. Portnoy cites data from the Knight-Newhouse College Athletics Database extensively among the expense trends over that decade: more lucrative coaching salaries,

2024 NCAA Convention Session C.A.R.E. Model Presentation

On Jan. 11, the Knight Commission presented details about its C.A.R.E. Model (Connecting Athletics Revenues with the Educational Model of College Sports) that provides an important and essential shift to a new financial framework. This new framework emphasizes the authority conferences have to more closely connect the distribution and spending of billions in shared athletics

C.A.R.E. Model Data

See page 7 of full report for explanation Summary Data Table for 50% Benchmark for fiscal years 2018, 2019, & 2022 (excluding fiscal years 2020 and 2021 due to COVID impact) Institution-Specific Data Data for each Division I public institution for fiscal years 2018, 2019, and 2022 (December 2023 update) Data for each Division I