EIN 01-0211781

Bates College

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Bates College has been dedicated to the emancipating potential of the liberal arts. Bates educates the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.
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Program areas at Bates College

Higher Education: Bates College offers a rigorous liberal arts education that is distinctive in its emphasis on student research, a signature thesis or capstone experience, immersive Short Term experience, Purposeful Work program, and opportunities for community-engaged learning. A 10-1 student-faculty ratio makes possible close collaborations in classroom and laboratory. A Bates education aims to prepare graduates who strive to embody the following qualities, capabilities, and inclinations: Knowledge, Problem Solving, Analytic Strength; Discernment and Persuasion; Intellectual Curiosity; and Social Commitment and Integrity. Co-curricular life is rich with most students participating in one of approximately 120 student-run clubs and organizations. Typically, two-thirds of Bates' approximately 1,821 students on campus study abroad at some point during their academic careers at Bates and close to 80 percent of students participate in internships. More than two-thirds of recent graduates enroll in graduate study within 10 years after graduation.

Grants made by Bates College

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Bates Morse Mountain Conservation Area CorporationPayment To Town of Phippsburg in Lieu of Taxes$10,614

Who funds Bates College

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Bonney Family FoundationGeneral Support$3,600,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,954,656
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,954,656
...and 154 more grants received totalling $16,815,604

Personnel at Bates College

Sean FindlenChief Communications Officer$220,953
Geoffrey SwiftTreasurer$359,195
Room Lane HallVice President for Communications / Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
Patricia SchoknechtVice President for Information and Library Services$225,411
Sarah PearsonVice President , College Advancement$357,082
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for Bates College

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$56,601,157
Program services$140,091,295
Investment income and dividends$3,796,596
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-30,937
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,502,308
Net income from fundraising events$-1,256
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$197,954,547

Form 990s for Bates College

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-062022-05-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062020-09-18990View PDF
2018-062019-10-12990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF)
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 63 new grant, including a grant for $3,600,000 from Bonney Family Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $406,000 from American Endowment Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 107 new grant, including a grant for $3,500,000 from Bonney Family Foundation
August 12, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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General information
216 LN Hall 2 Andrews Rd
Lewiston, ME 04240
Metro area
Lewiston-Auburn, ME
Androscoggin County, ME
Website URL
(207) 786-6255
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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