EIN 42-1143702

Iowa State University Foundation

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Iowa State University Foundation's mission is to inspire philanthropy to advance Iowa State University's mission to "create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place". The Foundation maximizes philanthropy in support of Iow...

Program areas at Iowa State University Foundation

Student support: Iowa State undergraduate and graduate students received more than $34 million in scholarships, fellowships, loans and awards from private gift support. Students received both merit- and need-based scholarship across all programs and units of the University. Private gift support is critical to ensuring that all willing students are able to explore their education opportunities, experience college life, and efficiently manage tuition costs and debt loads. In 2020, over 6,900 students received scholarships funded by private gift support.
Facilities: the Foundation provided more than $37 million to the University in support of new building construction, renovation and equipment needs. State-of-the-art facilities help the University attract high-quality faculty and students. These facilities provide space, environments, and technologies that promote the highest levels of teaching, learning and research. Private gift support assisted in funding of the student innovation center, the gerdin building addition, the athletics performance center, and more.
Faculty and program support: with nearly $29 million from the Iowa State University Foundation, University faculty and staff received additional support allowing for increased research opportunities and improved classroom experiences for all students. Private gift support helps meet the University's goal to attract and retain the world-class faculty which ultimately attracts the best and brightest students. During 2020, the number of endowed faculty positions (chairs, professorships and fellowships) was 215.

Form 990s for Iowa State University Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-10-19990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-04-20990View PDF
2015-062016-03-28990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Iowa State University Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Ayco Charitable FoundationSpecial Education Funding$3,046,816
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...and 136 more grants received

Grants made by Iowa State University Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Iowa State Univeristy of Science and TechnologySee Part Iv$100,386,531
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Financials for Iowa State University Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$128,662,798
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,740,499
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$3,791
Net rental income$229,156
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,682,412
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,161,851
Total revenues$132,115,683

Personnel at Iowa State University Foundation

Larissa Holtmyer JonesPresident and Chief Executive Officer$356,444
Lisa EslingerChief Financial and Administrative Officer$242,867
Jeremy GalvinVice President of Development$200,390
 Subscribe to viewChair$0
 Subscribe to viewTreasurer$0
...and 4 more key personnel

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General information
2505 University Blvd PO Box 2230
Ames, IA 50010
Metro area
Ames, IA
Website URL
(515) 294-4607
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B11: Education Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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