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Iowa State University Foundation

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

Iowa State University Foundation is a school foundation based in Ames, IA that was founded in 1980. As of 2018 they had $224 million in revenue and $1.2 billion in assets.

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...

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Program areas at Iowa State University Foundation

Student Support: Iowa State undergraduate and graduate students received more than $30 million in scholarships, fellowships, loans and awards from private gift support. Students received both merit- and need-based scholarship support across all programs and units of the University. With the University seeing record enrollment numbers, 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 2018, over 6,400 students received scholarships funded by private gift support.

Facilities: The Foundation provided nearly $16 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 renovation of Marston Hall, the construction of the Biosciences Facilities, the construction of the Student Innovation Center, and more.

Faculty and Program Support: With more than $35 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 2018, the number of endowed faculty positions (chairs, professorships and fellowships) increased to 206.

Form 990s for Iowa State University Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 28, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Feb 4, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Iowa State University Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$167,710,694
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$48,040,369
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$12,155
Net rental income$273,041
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$5,955,172
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,545,557
Total revenues$224,536,988

Vendors for Iowa State University Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2019-08-21
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-21
████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-28
█████ █████████ ██Legal Fees$338,7002018-06-01
█████████ ██████████Consulting$999,5002018-06-01
████████ ████ ███ ████████ ███████Investment Fees$452,1472018-06-01
████████ ████████ ███Investment Fees$388,5002018-06-01
██████ █████ ███████ ███Investment Fees$441,1772018-06-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Iowa State University Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Larissa Holtmyer JonesPresident and Chief Executive Officer$356,444June 30, 2018
Lisa EslingerCfao / Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer / Chief Financial and Admin Officer$242,867May 28, 2019
████ ████Associate Vice President of It and DCS$160,556June 30, 2018
██████ ██████Vice President for Development$200,390June 30, 2018
███ █████Executive Director of Development$113,856June 30, 2017
█████ ████████Chair$0June 30, 2018
█████ █████Secretary$0June 30, 2018
████ ██████Vice Chair$0June 30, 2018
████ ████ ████████Treasurer$0June 30, 2018
█████ ███████Former President$352,530June 30, 2016
...and three more key personnel

Peer organizations supporting a single school or educational institution

1University of Iowa Center for Advancement501(c)(3)$155 millionIowa City, IA
2Tiger Athletic Foundation501(c)(3)$74 millionBaton Rouge, LA
3Oklahoma State University Foundation501(c)(3)$156 millionStillwater, OK
4Us Naval Academy Foundation501(c)(3)$60 millionAnnapolis, MD
5University of Mississippi Foundation501(c)(3)$72 millionOxford, MS
6University of Hawaii Foundation501(c)(3)$67 millionHonolulu, HI
7The College of William & Mary Foundation501(c)(3)$83 millionWilliamsburg, VA
8Kansas State University Foundation501(c)(3)$130 millionManhattan, KS
9University of Nevada-Reno Foundation501(c)(3)$65 millionReno, NV
10University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundation501(c)(3)$58 millionBurlington, VT
11The University of Cincinnati Foundation501(c)(3)$123 millionCincinnati, OH
12LSU Foundation501(c)(3)$68 millionBaton Rouge, LA
13University of Wyoming Foundation501(c)(3)$88 millionLaramie, WY
14Indiana University Foundation501(c)(3)$460 millionBloomington, IN
15Rutgers University Foundation501(c)(3)$157 millionNew Brunswick, NJ
16University of Arizona Foundation501(c)(3)$209 millionTucson, AZ
17Texas A&M Foundation501(c)(3)$292 millionCollege Station, TX
18Washington State University Foundation (WSU)501(c)(3)$99 millionPullman, WA
19The University of Toledo Foundation501(c)(3)$60 millionToledo, OH
20University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)501(c)(3)$67 millionLas Vegas, NV
21West Virginia University Foundation501(c)(3)$131 millionMorgantown, WV
22University of Wisconsin Foundation (UWF)501(c)(3)$476 millionMadison, WI
23KU Endowment501(c)(3)$317 millionLawrence, KS
24NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association501(c)(3)$57 millionFargo, ND
25The Florida State University Foundation501(c)(3)$63 millionTallahassee, FL

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