EIN 06-0646623

Fairfield University

IRS 501(c) type
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Fairfield University offers a wide range of academic programs for undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, and continuing education students. The university has a total full-time equivalent enrollment of 4,525 for the 2021-2022 academic year with students residing on campus. Its purpose is to establish and maintain an institution that provides intermediate, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate education in Connecticut while also performing works of education, charity, and religion.
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Program areas at Fairfield University

Higher learning: Fairfield University is an institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate, doctorate and continuing education academic programs including students residing on campus and includes a college preparatory school. See schedule o.
Other activities: a variety of student services including arts and entertainment at the quick center, student activities for club sports, and other items.
Auxiliary services: auxiliary services include the costs of room and board for approximately 3,416 full-time undergraduate students living on campus in residence halls, townhouses, and apartment complexes residing on a 200 acre campus. Graduate student housing is also offered in independent off-campus houses, and in apartment style residence halls.

Who funds Fairfield University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Mahoney-Mcnamee Family FoundationSupport of Educational Programs.$2,000,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,958,160
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,958,160
...and 170 more grants received totalling $13,950,167

Personnel at Fairfield University

Michael TrafecanteVice President for Finance , Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer$327,259
Carroll HoldsChief Information Officer
Joanne WilliamsVice President of Finance
Jennifer AndersonVice President , Marketing and Communications
Walter HalasVice President of Advancement / Vice President Advancements / Vice President , Advancement$379,369
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for Fairfield University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$52,721,702
Program services$340,521,028
Investment income and dividends$5,833,260
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$539,230
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$16,298,458
Net income from fundraising events$-19,697
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$415,893,981

Form 990s for Fairfield University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-05-12990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-12-06990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $17,500 from Martha and Kenneth Revoir Scholarship
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 48 new grant, including a grant for $2,000,000 from Mahoney-Mcnamee Family Foundation
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $566,250 from American Endowment Foundation
August 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 22, 2023
Received grants
Identified 118 new grant, including a grant for $4,000,000 from Mahoney-Mcnamee Family Foundation
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General information
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Metro area
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
Website URL
(203) 254-4000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
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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