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Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

FAES is a biological research center based in Bethesda, MD that was founded in 1959. As of 2018 they had $32 million in revenue and $32 million in assets.

Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) is a non-profit foundation committed to promoting the productivity and attractiveness of professional life on the NIH campuses.

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Program areas at FAES

Health insurance:administrative services/plan sponsorship for a group health insurance plan which is available to nih trainees who work at or for nih, but are ineligible for federal health insurance. Nih trainees function as students, also referred to as fellows, and are the primary market that faes serves. This program provided health insurance for 8,156 individuals during the year, including excellent benefits, affordable annual maximums, and low out-of pocket expenses.

Education: the graduate school has over 1,926 enrollments per year studying areas to fill the gap between traditional academic programs and working in a world-class biomedical research environment at nih. Faes offers over 100 courses in biochemistry, bioinformatics, biology, chemistry, genetics, immunology, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, pharmacology, public health, statistics, technology transfer, toxicology, gre prep, mcat review, english as a second language (esl), french, spanish, mindfulness, and more. All courses are affordable, convenient and relevant. the graduate school also has two Advanced studies programs: technology transfer from which the credits can be transferred into several university of Maryland university college master degree programs and public health that covers epidemiology, bio-statistics, environmental health Sciences, health policy and management, and social and behavioral Sciences.

Conferences and training: faes supports educational, cultural, and professional initiatives of the nih and actively seeks out ways to do more to facilitate a collegial environment. Faes hosted 2 conferences during the year.faes also offers over 30 lab technique training courses taught by nih scientists and other leading biomedical field experts. Training courses include 2-5 day sessions and weekend offerings. Continuing medical Education (cme) and continuing Education (ce) credits are available. Faes hosted 52 training courses during the year. the faes biotech program also offers educational products and cell kits to supplement training and enhance the Education of young scientists.

Form 990s for FAES

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-05Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-05May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-05Aug 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-05Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-05May 27, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for FAES

Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,667
Program services$30,272,970
Investment income and dividends$443,356
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-147,503
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,839,527
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$58,482
Miscellaneous revenues$14,870
Total revenues$32,505,369

Vendors for FAES

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-26
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-15
██████████Insurance Claims Third Party Administrator$3,205,5892018-05-01
█████ ██Tax accounting2015-05-27

Personnel at FAES

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Christina FariasChief Executive Officer and Executive Director$201,282June 23, 2019
James KuhlmanDirector of Business Services$132,796May 31, 2018
██████ ████Director of Accounting and Controller$0June 23, 2019
██████ ███████████ ███President$0June 23, 2019
███████ █████ ██Officer, 2ND Vice President, Vice Chair, and Investment Committee Chair$0June 23, 2019
████ █████ █████ ███Officer, Board Treasurer, and Audit Oversight Committee Member$0June 23, 2019
█████ ██ ████████ ██Officer, President, Board Chair, and Health Insurance Committee Chair$46,000June 23, 2019
████ ██████████ ██Officer, Board Secretary, and Bookstore Committee Chair$0June 23, 2019
██████ ████████First Vice President and Vice Chair$0May 31, 2018
███ ████Past Treasurer / Board Member$0May 31, 2017
...and four more key personnel

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