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Statement on NCAA Revenue Distribution and Gender Inequities

As the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Final Four tips off this coming weekend with record-breaking tournament viewership, it’s more important than ever for the NCAA to fix its glaring gender inequity in revenue distribution: Remarkably, the NCAA still rewards schools and conferences for tournament wins and participation for only men’s basketball teams. The Knight

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

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

CEO Perko to On3: State of College Sports

On3 asked industry leaders to weigh in on the No. 1 issue in college sports in 2023. Below is an excerpt of the response from Amy Privette Perko, CEO, Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics  “The biggest issue in college sports right now is getting surprisingly little attention. The upcoming revenue distribution decisions of the governing

November 2023 Meeting Photos

Click on each photo to enlarge. From left: Len Elmore, Pam Bernard, Arne Duncan, and Amy Perko From left: Len Elmore, Pam Bernard, and Arne Duncan From left: Arne Duncan and Amy Perko     Arne Duncan Len Elmore               Amy Perko              

Knight Commission Meeting Highlights Urgency for Changing CFP and NCAA Governance and Financial Distributions

Knight Commission Announces C.A.R.E. Model Grants for Division I Conferences CA.R.E. Model Grants Knight-Newhouse FBS Football Head Coach Buyout Data Presentation Slide Deck (PDF) Watch video of public meeting Photos for media use are available here Washington, D.C.–The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics met today in Washington, D.C. to discuss the once-in-a-generation opportunity that the