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Background My organization is the Citadel Wrestling Association (CWA). This is a not-for-profit organization that is meant to boost the wrestling program and help raise funds for The Citadel Wrestling team. As head of the CWA I am working very closely with the Athletic Department and the Athletic Director to make sure I am following protocol in my quest to make the wrestling team a top 15 program in Division I wrestling. The number one goal of the CWA is to improve the wrestling team financially in the best way possible. In order to do this, it is important to know what the top financial goals of the Athletic Department are. Some of the major goals of the Athletic Department is to endow scholarships and subsides costs. Scholarships endowments are now essential to saving non-profit athletic programs at the college level. Endowments are interest-bearing accounts that have limits to how often you can withdraw from it. The original money that is invested is basically untouchable but the interest is what can be used. Most endowments yield a 5% interest rate. For such athletic programs like the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill who has around $212,000,000 in endowment funds dedicated to athletics, the yearly interest can be rather large. The endowment interest is then used on specific things like coach’s salaries, team expenses and helping fully fund a team with their scholarship ceiling allotted by the NCAA. As this pertains to wrestling, 9.9 scholarships is the maximum allowed for Division I NCAA collegiate wrestling team. The wrestling team at The Citadel is not currently fully funded, allowing about 8 scholarships. In order to fully fund the team, which would allow for better recruiting and make for less of a financial burden on the school, a full scholarship endowment would cost about $400,000 dollars. The usable interest at a 5% interest…...

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