Name. Image. Likeness.

Romo Rise Men's Basketball Golf Outing

Monday, July 8, 2024

PARTNERING WITH robert morris university STUDENT-ATHLETES

Our mission at RoMo Rise is to empower Robert Morris student-athletes to achieve excellence, both on and off the field and court. By empowering and supporting Robert Morris student-athletes, we provide innovative ways for Robert Morris student-athletes to grow as individuals, graduates, and ambassadors for the University and its fans. Our goal is to help current and future Colonials leverage their name, image, and likeness to build a brighter future for themselves and the Robert Morris community.

HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF ROBERT MORRIS ATHLETICS

Are you a diehard Colonials fan ready to help Robert Morris Athletics thrive in the next chapter of college athletics? Join RoMo Rise today!

Want to support Yellow Jackets working with Atlanta charities? Jackets for Atlanthropy partners with local charities to provide NIL opportunities for student-athletes. Explore options to contribute, including a givebacks program that donates a portion of eligible online purchases at no cost to the consumer.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Approximately 85%. RoMo Rise keeps its overhead costs as low as possible, but must cover expenses related to IT, legal, marketing materials, content creation, student-athlete education, fan engagement experiences, and bookkeeping. 

Yes, RoMo Rise members can designate what sport and their respective student-athletes contributions will be earmarked for. Members can also contact us directly to set up activations with their favorite student-athlete(s).

Individuals and businesses interested in giving larger contributions to RoMo Rise can contact us directly at cameron@studentathletenil.com.

Contributions can be specified for specific sports, programs and activations.

No, contracts vary based on the specific athlete and the requirements of the contributor and/or activation. Each deal is individually negotiated and agreed upon by the student-athletes. That being said, RoMo Rise seeks to provide equal opportunities for both male and female student-athletes.

No, contracts are not exclusive. We want all Robert Morris student-athletes to thrive under NIL and take advantage of every opportunity that comes their way.

RoMo Rise offers Robert Morris student-athletes near limitless opportunities to engage in NIL activations, including: autograph signings, social media promotions, camps and clinics, charity events, special appearances, commercials, and many more! The types of opportunities student-athletes engage in are determined by contributors and/or board of directors.

Yes – businesses and individuals can request specific NIL deals with athletes. Contact us at cameron@studentathletenil.com to get started.

Contracts are limited in time and scope to provide protection for contributor funds in situations when student-athlete transfers.

No, RoMo Rise is not affiliated with Robert Morris University in any way. It is a third party created to work with Robert Morris student-athletes.

Student-athletes cannot enter into deals that promote alcohol, drugs, pharmaceuticals, political advertising, pornography, gambling or betting, or other opportunities that go against collegiate values. Additionally, there must be quid-pro-quo between the athlete and an individual or business. RoMo Rise seeks to create a wide range of NIL opportunities for student-athletes that help them grow as young men and women, while also giving supporters an opportunity to interact with student-athletes in unique ways.

RoMo Rise is not a 501c3 tax exempt entity.  As such, contributions to RoMo Rise are not tax deductible as a charitable donation.

A business may direct that payments for the NIL activations by the student athletes be used to promote the business and/or market the business’ products and services. To learn more, contact us at cameron@studentathletenil.com.  Under these circumstances a business may be able to deduct these payments and/or payments for a membership to RoMo Rise as a business expense. Of course, a business seeking a tax deduction for such payments should consult with it’s tax advisor prior to taking any such deduction.

Nothing in this communication is intended to constitute legal or tax advice.