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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

The Rams Club

Offering financial aid to worthy young men and women

three stars

85.38

450 Skipper Bowles Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27599
tel: (919) 843-2000   Web Site
EIN: 56-6058412

Board Leadership
Todd Pope
Chair

CEO
John Montgomery
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Rams Club was founded in 1938 to offer financial aid to worthy young men and women seeking an education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and to support University programs by providing services and funds for the construction of facilities or purchase of equipment. Contributions are used to improve the athletic facilities as well as cover annual operations of the Foundation, construction and development of special projects, including the Smith Center, Koury natatorium, McCaskill soccer center, Francis Henry stadium, Eddie Smith indoor practice facility; the new softball complex, expansion of Kenan stadium, and renovation of the Finley golf course.

The Rams Club was founded in 1938 to offer financial aid to worthy young men and women seeking an education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and to support University programs by providing services and funds for the construction of facilities or purchase of equipment. Contributions are used to improve the athletic facilities as well as cover annual operations of the Foundation, construction and development of special projects, including the Smith Center, Koury natatorium, McCaskill soccer center, Francis Henry stadium, Eddie Smith indoor practice facility; the new softball complex, expansion of Kenan stadium, and renovation of the Finley golf course.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 50.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 86.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rams Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rams Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rams Club (NC) 85.38 three stars
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation (OH) 87.06 three stars
Cambridge in America (NY) 97.17 four stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 89.21 three stars
Kansas University Alumni Association (KS) 85.65 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,524,214
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $15,540,746
   Fundraising Events $41,755
   Related Organizations $10,622,815
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $47,729,530
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,729,530
   Other Revenue $2,677,041
TOTAL REVENUE $50,406,571
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,388,599
   Administrative Expenses $-1,158,669
   Fundraising Expenses $4,174,079
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $88,404,009
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-37,997,438
   
Net Assets $16,318,284

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Construction/Renovation of Athletic Facilities $62,009,490 72.6%
Financial Assistance to Student Athletes $18,705,539 21.9%
Financial Assistance to Sports Related Operations $4,673,570 5.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 85.38 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 88.22 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.33 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 84.71 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.42 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.82 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 91.51 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.94 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 83.29 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 93.37 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 96.21 four stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 79.35 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 69.81 one star
2004-06 08/01/2005 73.92 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 82.74 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 93.12 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 87.01 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 56-6058412
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
Foundation Status Organization which operates for benefit of college or university and is owned or operated by a governmental unit 170(b)(1)(A)(iv)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1939
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$423,419 0.47% John Montgomery Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rams Club (NC) 85.38 three stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 85.99 three stars
Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation (GA) 85.44 three stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 89.21 three stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 91.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Rams Club
450 Skipper Bowles Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
tel: (919) 843-2000
fax: (919) 843-5777
EIN: 56-6058412

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2446
Chapel Hill, NC 27515

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Board Leadership

Todd Pope
Chair

CEO

John Montgomery
Executive Director

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