About

Vision / Purpose

The mission of the Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF), a 501(c)(3), is to provide leadership for sports-based initiatives that result in a positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the Charlotte region. Our signature events include the annual Belk Bowl, the Belk College Kickoff Game, and the ACC Football Championship Game.

Economic Impact Overview

Last year alone, Charlotte Sports Foundation-hosted events had a $96.1 million economic impact on the Charlotte area. This substantial contribution enhances the quality of life in the region and brings national exposure to the city as a desirable destination for major sporting events. Here’s a snapshot of our recent successes.

  • $38.8 million

    in Economic Impact

    and $1.35M in Mecklenburg County taxes in 2018.

  • $28.7 million

    in Economic Impact

    and $15.5M in Direct Spending for 2018 game.

  • $28.6 million

    in Economic Impact

    and $959K in Mecklenburg County taxes in 2018.

  • 98,000

    Hotel Room Nights

    generated by all three games.

Board Of Directors

Internships

The Charlotte Sports Foundation provides of a variety of post-graduate internship opportunities. Interns will have the opportunity to work CSF events including but not limited to the Belk College Kickoff Game, ACC Championship Game, and the Belk Bowl.

For more information visit our Internships page.