LINCOLN, Neb., March 15, 2024FACTS, a division of Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI), and GolfStatus announce a new partnership, offering solutions to create more impactful golf events by automating and simplifying the golf event management process and creating additional fundraising opportunities. 

With this partnership, schools can take advantage of GolfStatus’ unique tools and resources to help organize successful golf tournaments, achieve their fundraising goals for their mission, and broaden their event exposure digitally. 

School organizers can save hours of manual work with simplified online registration, raise more funds with exclusive sponsorships, keep golf events fun and professional with real-time live scoring and leaderboards, and promote events on one sleek, mobile-friendly event website. Users will also have access to GolfStatus’ in-house client success team, including PGA Professionals. The team is available seven days a week to offer coaching, answer questions, and provide support before, after, or even during tournaments.

Steve Mattern, Vice President of Operations at GolfStatus added, “This partnership represents an exciting opportunity for both companies. By combining FACTS’s powerful donor tools with GolfStatus’ golf-specific fundraising solutions, we can offer a comprehensive package that revolutionizes the way schools engage with their communities and raise mission-critical funds.”

“We recognize the vital role fundraising plays in supporting school communities,” said Bo Abresch, FACTS Director of Sales Operations. “Bringing GolfStatus and FACTS together gives our schools more tools to efficiently run exciting golf events, leading to more donations and making the most of their fundraising efforts.” 

Both FACTS and GolfStatus are excited about this new partnership and look forward to helping FACTS schools leverage golf events to create rewarding giving opportunities. 


About GolfStatus

GolfStatus helps nonprofits leverage the giving power of golf to raise more dollars, engage supporters, and do more good. Its robust golf event management platform streamlines golf tournaments from start to finish to save time and enhance the overall event experience for golfers, sponsors, and golf facilities. GolfStatus combines powerful technology with practical golf fundraising resources and industry-leading support to make charity golf tournaments easy, approachable, and efficient for organizations of all types and sizes. Visit


FACTS, a division of Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI), is committed to making educational dreams possible for families and students and enhancing the financial stability and affordability of educational institutions. FACTS serves more than three million students and families at over 11,500 schools and manages $9 billion in tuition funds annually. FACTS offers a comprehensive suite of services, including a student information system, online application and enrollment, website design services, and a learning management system. For more information, visit