The K Fund is the fundraising arm of the University of Kentucky Athletics Department responsible for providing the resources necessary to ensure our student-athletes have the opportunity to earn a first-class education and compete for championships. These resources are provided through student-athlete scholarships, state-of-the-art facilities and the financial support essential for UK Athletics 22 varsity sport programs to excel.
By investing in the K Fund, you are providing support to more than 500 UK student-athletes, helping ensure their academic and athletic success. Donations to the K Fund, through Annual & Capital funds, are used to provide:
- Student-Athlete Scholarships – tuition, room & board
- Academic Support and Career Development
- Athletic Facilities Maintenance, Renovations, or New Facilities
- Coaches & Administrative Support
Expected UK Athletics 2012-13 Budget Expenses: $91M+
Operating completely self-sufficiently and with no state or university funds, UK Athletics managed to offset rising operating cost and balance its budget for 2012-13 while representing just 3.5 percent of the Unviersity’s total budget. The diagram below represents a breakdown of the expected expenses for individual components of UK Athletics overall budget.