Flying T Club Q&A
Q- What is the Flying T Club?
A- The Flying T Club is a 510(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting the brand development of TCU student-athletes through a series of unique event-based networking opportunities, which are exclusive to our donors. The Flying T Club is the premier NIL group for individual donors and supporters of TCU athletics.
Q- What does NIL mean?
A- NIL stands for "Name, Image, and Likeness". In short, the NCAA has removed legislation that now allows for college athletes to use their platform for monetization of their persona/brand. You can learn more here.
Q- Who started the club?
A- The club is volunteer-led and was founded by multi-generational TCU alumni to help support TCU student-athletes in a rapidly evolving NIL environment. The founders enlisted the help of 10 generous TCU Alumni to raise seed money to support the start of the club in September 2021.
Q- What athletes are being supported now and what are the plans for the future?
A- We currently support over 20 TCU football, baseball and basketball players with plans to more as membership allows.
Q- How does the Flying T Club decide on the allocation of funds to the different student-athletes?
A- Flying T Club has a dedicated a 10 person advisory board that determines the allocation of club funds.
Q- Is the Flying T Club affiliated with TCU?
A- We are entirely independent of TCU, but the Club works directly with the TCU compliance department to ensure the Club remains compliant.
Q- Where are events held?
A- The Club hosts Spring and Fall events in Dallas and Ft. Worth. If you're interested in hosting in a different market, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q- What does my donor level get me?
A- You can find info on what each donor level offers below:
Q- Does the Flying T Club take donations of all sizes?
A- Yes, the club takes donations of all sizes. If you would like to directly donate to the club, please email us at email@example.com or check out our Club Donation tier here.
Q- How long does a membership last?
A- The memberships are on an annual basis, although this may be subject to change as the club continues to grow and evolve.
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