Proud Collective Partner of North Dakota Athletics

Asked Questions

  • What is the 1883 Collective?

    The 1883 Collective is a third-party college athletics collective tailored for UND athletes, aiming to provide name, image, and likeness (NIL) opportunities and foster community service initiatives. Although it supports UND student athletes, it maintains no direct affiliation with the University of North Dakota.

  • How does the 1883 Collective support UND athletes?

    It offers community service involvement, marketing and sponsorship opportunities, and mentorship and guidance to help athletes navigate NIL opportunities, build their personal brands, and engage in meaningful community service.

  • Who can participate in the 1883 Collective?

    UND student athletes looking to leverage their NIL for opportunities beyond athletics, community-oriented businesses, philanthropic individuals and organizations.

  • How can I contribute or get involved?

    Individuals and organizations interested in supporting UND student athletes and community service projects can contribute through donations or partnership. Contact for information on contributing.

  • How can businesses get involved?

    Businesses looking for marketing and sponsorship opportunities can partner with the 1883 Collective to connect with UND athletes for promotional activities. For more details, contact

  • Can student athletes be compensated for their participation?

    The 1883 Collective is not a pay-for-participation organization. Student athletes are not compensated merely for being athletes but can earn through NIL opportunities facilitated by the collective.

  • Is my contribution tax-deductible?

    It is not. On the advice of our legal counsel who strictly practices NIL law, we are set up as an LLC, incorporated in the state of North Dakota. Since we are not a 501c3 organization, your contribution is not tax deductible.