EIN 01-0215213

Bowdoin College

IRS 501(c) type
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Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college currently enrolls 1,839 students, and has been coeducational since 1971.
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Program areas at Bowdoin College

The on-campus student body numbers approximately 1,800. An estimated 161 students study away annually; 95% complete the degree within five years; the student/faculty ratio is 9:1; 100% of faculty has a ph.d. or equivalent. As of june 2020, 41,445 students have matriculated at Bowdoin College, and 33,041 degrees in academic programs have been awarded.

Grants made by Bowdoin College

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Brunswick Development CorporationContribution Contribution$25,000
American Legion AuxiliaryContribution Contribution$12,500
Brunswick Downtown AssociationContribution Contribution$12,000
...and 2 more grants made

Who funds Bowdoin College

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
California Community FoundationEducation$5,752,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$2,396,909
National Philanthropic TrustEducation$2,181,518
...and 145 more grants received totalling $14,780,201
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$4,542,888
Department of EducationFEDERAL PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM$2,411,806
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$1,568,319
...and 28 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Bowdoin College

Mitchell S. ZuklieGlobal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer / Trustee$0
Chris PiccioneEndowment Chief Operations Officer$501,321
Paula VolentSenior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer$4,170,808
Michael G. CatoSenior Vice President and Chief Information Officer$269,571
Matthew OrlandoSenior Vice President Finance and Treasurer / Senior Vice President Finance and Administration and Treasurer$352,845
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Bowdoin College

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$71,378,000
Program services$126,288,000
Investment income and dividends$6,397,000
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,000
Net rental income$31,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$120,447,000
Net income from fundraising events$-16,000
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$437,000
Total revenues$324,967,000

Form 990s for Bowdoin College

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062020-12-18990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-09-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 27 new grant, including a grant for $101,100 from The Bessemer Giving Fund
November 30, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 64 new grant, including a grant for $5,752,000 from California Community Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
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General information
5400 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011
Metro area
Portland-South Portland, ME
Cumberland County, ME
Website URL
(207) 725-3000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
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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