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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

The Bulldog Club

Supporting the athletic program at Mississippi State University

two stars

74.94

Bryan Athletic Administration Building 288 Lakeview Drive
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
tel: (662) 325-3074   Web Site
EIN: 51-0163622

Board Leadership
Tommy Nusz
President

CEO
Mike Richey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.94 two stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Bulldog Club, chartered in 1974, is committed to supporting the athletic program at Mississippi State University, primarily by providing scholarships for student-athletes and facilities necessary for the program. Athletics joins academics at Mississippi State to enhance the image of our university. Both go hand-in-hand to promote excellence. The athletic program strives to build the type of program which is first class in every respect, in order to attract quality student-athletes, and to provide facilities necessary for them to successfully compete in the Southeastern Conference.

The Bulldog Club, chartered in 1974, is committed to supporting the athletic program at Mississippi State University, primarily by providing scholarships for student-athletes and facilities necessary for the program. Athletics joins academics at Mississippi State to enhance the image of our university. Both go hand-in-hand to promote excellence. The athletic program strives to build the type of program which is first class in every respect, in order to attract quality student-athletes, and to provide facilities necessary for them to successfully compete in the Southeastern Conference.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 15.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bulldog Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bulldog Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bulldog Club (MS) 74.94 two stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 88.87 three stars
ASU Foundation (AZ) 97.45 four stars
Kansas University Alumni Association (KS) 87.48 three stars
Cambridge in America (NY) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,515,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,515,529
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,515,529
   Other Revenue $6,621,926
TOTAL REVENUE $35,137,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,701,258
   Administrative Expenses $772,591
   Fundraising Expenses $1,306,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,780,756
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,643,301
   
Net Assets $28,189,876

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 74.94 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 72.89 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 70.09 two stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 72.73 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 75.69 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 71.90 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 71.13 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 75.36 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 73.01 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 75.92 two stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 80.88 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 77.36 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 86.18 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 89.09 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 79.84 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 95.24 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 91.01 four stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 84.38 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 51-0163622
Name in IRS Master File BULLDOG CLUB
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 receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 September, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Mike Richey Executive Director $138,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bulldog Club (MS) 74.94 two stars
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation (OH) 90.53 four stars
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia (VA) 90.16 four stars
Cambridge in America (NY) 96.46 four stars
Ole Miss Athletics Foundation (MS) 86.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bulldog Club
Bryan Athletic Administration Building
288 Lakeview Drive
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
tel: (662) 325-3074
fax: (662) 325-2563
EIN: 51-0163622

Mail donations to:
Bryan Athletic Administration Building
P.O. Box BT
Mississippi State University, MS 39762

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Board Leadership

Tommy Nusz
President

CEO

Mike Richey
Executive Director

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