EIN 05-0258809

Brown University

IRS 501(c) type
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Brown's mission is to discover, communicate, and preserve knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation.
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Program areas at Brown University

Auxiliary services / activities includes the operation of the dormitories, dining services, health services, the bookstore, etc. These services accommodate students, faculty and staff by supporting academic & cultural enrichment.

Grants made by Brown University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rhode Island HospitalSubcontract Grant Award$2,548,273
Hebrew Rehabilitation CenterSubcontract Grant Award$1,662,258
New York University School of Medicine Veba TrustSubcontract Grant Award$1,437,039
...and 140 more grants made totalling $33,158,668

Who funds Brown University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$19,364,134
Schwab Charitable FundPublic, Societal Benefit$11,789,167
Warren Alpert FoundationDonation - Education$9,917,379
...and 584 more grants received totalling $128,531,660
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS (NOTE 3)$37,431,240
Department of Health and Human ServicesAGING RESEARCH$31,668,367
Department of Homeland SecurityCOVID-19 - RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY$30,153,714
...and 643 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Brown University

Joseph DowlingTrustee and Chief Executive Officer of Inv$99,651
Samuel M MencoffChancellor and Trustee$0
Jane DietzeVice President and Chief Investment Officer$2,937,762
Michael P WhiteVice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer$448,701
Bill ThirskChief Digital and Information Officer
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for Brown University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$608,598,931
Program services$795,988,979
Investment income and dividends$-158,979,342
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,870,168
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$542,444,842
Net income from fundraising events$-2,085
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,790,921,493

Form 990s for Brown University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
July 8, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 5, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 8 new vendors, including , , , , , , , and
June 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
May 25, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
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General information
Controllers Office Box J
Providence, RI 02912
Metro area
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
Providence County, RI
Website URL
(401) 863-1000
Facebook page
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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