Financial Highlights

Combined Entities

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ & Educational Fund

For the fiscal years ended Aug. 31, 2020 and 2019


  2020 2019*

Operating Revenues

$81,409,966 $160,764,701

 

Program Expenses

 
Livestock Show and Rodeo $69,290,734 $102,096,588
Scholarship and Grants $19,379,390 $19,895,485
TOTAL PROGRAM EXPENSES  $88,670,124 $121,992,073
General and Administrative $14,984,827 $13,977,731
Fundraising $8,928,734 $10,381,117
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES   $112,583,685   $146,350,921
     

Change in Net Assets From Operations 

 ($31,173,719) $14,413,780
Other Income/(Expense) $21,878,068 ($10,488,264)
    (investment gain/loss, interest expense, pension-related charges)    
Change in Net Assets ($9,295,651) $3,925,516
     
Net Assets, Beginning of Period $319,305,879 $315,380,363
Net Assets, End of Period $310,010,228 $319,305,879

*The 2019 Rodeo included an extra day of operations and a concert.
For our most recent IRS Form 990s, please visit www.guidestar.org.


Past Highlights

2017

  • $81 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $14.3 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $6.1 million granted to other educational programs

2016

  • $75 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.5 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $13.0 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $5.2 million granted to other educational programs

2015

  • $80.2 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.8 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $13.0 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $3.7 million granted to other educational programs

2014

  • $75.8 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.1 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $12.5 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $4.0 million granted to other educational programs

2013

  • $75.4 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $6.3 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $12.3 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $6.3 million granted to other educational programs

2012

  • $65.8 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • More than 26,000 livestock and horse show entrants participated in the three week event
  • More than 300,000 students participated in the Show's School Art Program
  • $5.9 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $9.8 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $3.6 million granted to other educational programs