EIN 91-0236600

Gonzaga University (GU)

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Gonzaga University is a private Catholic Jesuit university located in Spokane, Washington. Founded in 1887 by the Society of Jesus, Gonzaga is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
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GU is child organization, under the parent exemption from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
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Program areas at GU

Gonzaga University is a private, catholic institution of higher education. More than 100 buildings dot the 152-acre campus overlooking the spokane river. Students can enroll in a multitude of undergraduate or graduate programs. A constant throughout the years is Gonzaga's educational philosophy, based on the centuries-old ignatian model of educating the whole person - mind, body and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, action and contemplation. "cura personalis", or care for the individual, is our guiding theme.

Grants made by GU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
St Aloysius Parish / St Aloysius Elementary SchoolGeneral Support$40,000
University District Development AssociationGeneral Support$20,000
Catholic Charities Foundation 61885016Annual Gala and General Support$12,500
...and 5 more grants made

Who funds Gonzaga University (GU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
West Coast Conference (WCC)Student-Athlete Programs.$3,218,965
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$936,850
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$778,570
...and 110 more grants received totalling $10,745,928

Personnel at GU

Shannon StrahlDeputy Athletic Director and Chief Operating Officer
Joseph SmithChief Financial Officer
Borre UlrichsenChief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
Charlita SheltonChief of Staff To the President
John SklutSenior Advisor To the President for External and Government Relations
...and 26 more key personnel

Financials for GU

RevenuesFYE 05/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,435,992
Program services$373,635,693
Investment income and dividends$11,010,953
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$239,275
Royalty revenue$690,025
Net rental income$3,046,980
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,851,343
Net income from fundraising events$33,090
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$424,240,665

Form 990s for GU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-052024-03-13990View PDF
2022-052023-04-05990View PDF
2021-052022-04-05990View PDF
2020-052022-04-28990View PDF
2020-052021-04-14990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
May 19, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $771,487 from Gonzaga Law School Foundation
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 44 new grant, including a grant for $475,000 from Wolff Family Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Mckinstry Charitable Foundation
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsChapter / child organizations
CatholicChristianReligiousPolitical advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
502 E Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258
Metro area
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
Spokane County, WA
Website URL
(509) 313-6370
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
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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