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KU Endowment

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

KU Endowment is a school foundation based in Lawrence, KS that was founded in 1891. As of 2018 they had $317 million in revenue and $2.0 billion in assets.

Ku Endowment partners with donors in providing philanthropic support to build a greater University of Kansas. University support. KU Endowment partners with donors in providing philanthropic support to build a greater University of Kansas.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Kansas University Endowment Association.

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Program areas at KU Endowment

Program and other educational support from private donors strengthens academic programs and brings top-flight scholars, thoughtful lecturers and breathtaking performances to KU. It also expands the scope of outreach programs throughout the state and supports valuable acquisitions by KU's libraries and museums.

Student Support - Virtually all privately funded scholarships, awards and fellowships provided by KU come from donor contributions to KU Endowment. This year, 88 new endowed scholarship and student support funds were created and about 6,500 students received financial assistance from privately funded scholarships at KU Endowment.

Faculty support includes over 200 named, endowed positions, including 6 new professorships endowed during this fiscal year. Private funding augments salaries and supports awards, professional travel and professional development. This support is invaluable in creating the vibrant teaching and research environment that one expects at an international research university.

Form 990s for KU Endowment

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 31, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 18, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Mar 10, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for KU Endowment

Total grants, contributions, etc.$211,067,028
Program services$3,036,507
Investment income and dividends$36,872,786
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$645,714
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$61,935,418
Net income from fundraising events$-53,245
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,128,268
Total revenues$317,632,476

Vendors for KU Endowment

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-15
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-15
████████ ███████████ █████████████Participant loan processing; Investment management$1,7632019-12-31
████████ ██████ ███ ████████ ███Audit accounting2019-12-31
█████ ███ █████ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit and Tax Services$149,2762019-06-27
███████ ███ ████ ███Legal Services$366,5692018-06-01
█████ ███ ████ ███Legal Services$435,4472018-06-01
██████████ █████ ███ ██████████ ███Fundraising Consulting and Analysis$52,0882018-06-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at KU Endowment

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kevin KellyDirector, Chancellors Club-Aug. 7, 2019
Clark CroppSenior Vice President , Administration and Chief Operating Officer$204,692Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ████Vice President, Investments and Assistant Treasurer$152,538Aug. 7, 2019
██████ ██████████████Senior Vice President , Communications and Marketing$152,597Aug. 7, 2019
████ █████Senior Vice President , Information Systems and Services-Aug. 7, 2019
████ ████████Vice President, Gift Planning-Aug. 7, 2019
██████ ██████Executive Vice President , Development / Executive Vice President / Senior Vice President , Development-Aug. 7, 2019
████ ██████Vice President, Development Operations$146,561Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President, Medical Development-Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President and Controller-Aug. 7, 2019
...and 32 more key personnel

Peer organizations supporting a single school or educational institution

1Cambridge in America (CAm)501(c)(3)$141 millionNew York, NY
2Kansas State University Foundation501(c)(3)$130 millionManhattan, KS
3Washington State University Foundation (WSU)501(c)(3)$99 millionPullman, WA
4Georgia Tech Foundation501(c)(3)$203 millionAtlanta, GA
5Mississippi State University Foundation501(c)(3)$94 millionMississippi State, MS
6Texas A&M Foundation501(c)(3)$292 millionCollege Station, TX
7Indiana University Foundation501(c)(3)$460 millionBloomington, IN
8University of Arizona Foundation501(c)(3)$209 millionTucson, AZ
9Oklahoma State University Foundation501(c)(3)$156 millionStillwater, OK
10Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (UWF)501(c)(3)$563 millionMadison, WI
11Iowa State University Foundation501(c)(3)$224 millionAmes, IA
12Unbound501(c)(3)$135 millionKansas City, KS
13Rhode Island Community Foundation501(c)(3)$109 millionProvidence, RI
14American Friends of Hebrew University501(c)(3)$92 millionNew York, NY
15The Pittsburgh Foundation501(c)(3)$138 millionPittsburgh, PA
16Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund501(c)(3)$201 millionSt Petersburg, FL
17North Carolina Partnership for Children501(c)(3)$104 millionRaleigh, NC
18Robin Hood Foundation / Tudor Charitable TR501(c)(3)$133 millionNew York, NY
19Golden LEAF Foundation501(c)(3)$104 millionRocky Mount, NC
20American Committee and the Weizmann Institute of Science501(c)(3)$91 millionNew York, NY
21Ub Foundation Activities501(c)(3)$89 millionBuffalo, NY
22New Venture Fund501(c)(3)$405 millionWashington, DC
23American Kidney Fund (AKF)501(c)(3)$301 millionRockville, MD
24California Community Foundation501(c)(3)$279 millionLos Angeles, CA
25County Coordinating Councils on Developmental Disabilities501(c)(3)$167 millionRedding, CA