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Lumina Foundation

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Lumina Foundation is a organizations supporting multiple international-focused nonprofit based in Indianapolis, IN that was founded in 1991. As of 2019 they had $66 million in revenue and $1.2 billion in assets.

Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis, committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. Their goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy.

Lumina Foundation makes grants to other organizations, such as $2,400,000 to Credential Engine for "To Support the Further Development and Expansion of the Nonprofit Credential Engine."; $1,700,000 to Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) for "To Support Planning and Implementation Grants To Postsecondary Providers To Expand Recognition of Non-Institutional Learning Toward Credentials."; $1,200,000 to Institute for Higher Education Policy for "To Support the Scale of Degree Completion for Adults With Some Postsecondary Experience Across 27-30 States."; $1,000,000 to New Venture Fund for "Support State and Regional Census Outreach Efforts in Regions With High Proportions of Historically Hard-To-Count Populations and Relatively Few Philanthropic Resources."; and $1,000,000 to Georgetown University for "To Strengthen the Alignment of Postsecondary Education and Workforce Through Research and Technical Assistance.".

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Lumina Foundation For Education.

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Form 990s for Lumina Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 4, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 25, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Nov 15, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Nov 15, 2016990PFView PDF
2014-12Nov 19, 2015990PFView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Lumina Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,088,817
Investment income and dividends$10,720,493
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$53,622,257
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$39,565
Total revenues$66,471,132

Vendors for Lumina Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-15
█████ ███Tax accounting2020-02-04
███████ █████ ███ ████████ ███Attorneys at Law$538,8652019-02-25
████ ████ ████████Technology Support$272,5092019-02-25
████ ███████████ ███Property Rental$573,7522019-02-25
██ ███ ████████████Investment Consulting Contracted Chief Investment Officer Functions$2,052,8562019-02-25
████████ ███████ ████Convening Location Provider$266,3892019-02-25
███████████ ████████Investment Consulting Contracted Chief Investment Officer Functions$2,822,1652018-12-01
...and nine more vendors

Personnel at Lumina Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jamie MerisotisPresident and Chief Executive Officer$791,401Feb. 4, 2020
Holiday Hart McKiernanExecutive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel$431,029Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████████Vice President Finance and Investments and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer$298,253Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ██████Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer$301,147Dec. 31, 2018
███ █ █████Managing Director$263,730Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████Director of Investments-Dec. 17, 2017
██████ █████Strategy Director for Finance and Federal Policy-Dec. 17, 2017
██████ █████Information Technology Director-Dec. 17, 2017
███████ █████Human Resources and Administration Director-Dec. 17, 2017
█████ ████████ ████████Director of Media Relations-Dec. 17, 2017
...and eight more key personnel

Peer organizations supporting multiple foreign affairs and international nonprofits

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7Foellinger Foundation501(c)(3)$66 millionFort Wayne, IN
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9Comic Relief USA (AGB)501(c)(3)$48 millionNew York, NY
10Global Impact501(c)(3)$71 millionAlexandria, VA
11American Leprosy Missions (ALM)501(c)(3)$19 millionGreenville, SC
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21Xq Institute501(c)(3)$37 millionOakland, CA
22Croucher Foundation501(c)(3)$28 millionHong Kong,
23Robertson Foundation for Government (RFFG)501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
24Ball State University Foundation501(c)(3)$24 millionMuncie, IN
25Indiana University Foundation501(c)(3)$309 millionBloomington, IN