NCAF funds have been used to develop or support the following research projects:
Coronavirus Town Hall Series to support the entire club industry during the COVID-19 pandemic through regular expert webinars that address the crisis’ most pressing issues.
Online “Trends Tracker” tool for sharing trends content on an ongoing basis, through NCA’s member website, and to search trends topics such as food & beverage, demographics, lifestyle, recreation and other categories for recent news articles, industry reports and research studies.
Board Toolkit: Ways to Build a Better Board to help clubs enhance their board effectiveness.
Navigating the Future: The Outlook for Private Clubs, an outcome of the trends study done in 2013. With Foundation support, copies of the Executive Highlights were disseminated to all NCA members.
Supported the launch of the new Board Leadership Institute, designed to develop highly effective boards that are well prepared for their future.
Launched a new multi-phase trends research study designed to provide clubs with a long-term outlook and guidance on how to respond to upcoming changes.
NCA’s Webinar Series, designed to bring high-quality educational sessions led by top industry experts to club leaders across the country.
The Impact of Technology for Private Clubs, a joint study with the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals that assesses technology trends affecting clubs.
Club Governance Guidelines: A Path to Organizational Excellence addressing governance oversight responsibilities for club leaders.
2009 Private Club Operations Report, providing must-have benchmarking data for all aspects of club operations
National Golf Foundation’s study, The Future of Private Golf Clubs in America – A Strategic Perspective, to all golf clubs in the United States.
Private Club Facility Access Issues to provide solutions for clubs and address special concerns regarding facilities accessibility.
Future Trends & Issues: A Private Club Perspective, the Foundation’s first comprehensive publication on trends research and analysis.