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Meriter Foundation

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

Meriter Foundation is a public foundation based in Madison, WI that was founded in 1970. As of 2019 they had $4.9 million in revenue and $22 million in assets.

A not-for-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization, meriter foundation, inc. is the charitable arm of meriter health services, inc. raising, investing, granting and stewarding gifts on behalf of meriter hospital, inc. Raise, invest, grant and steward...

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Program areas at Meriter Foundation

Meriter foundation, inc. is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that raises, invests, grants and stewards gifts on behalf of meriter hospital, inc. thousands of individuals and organizations have offered charitable giving support that has helped advance meriter's commitment to the healthcare needs of our community. Such gifts have a positive and powerful impact that spans generations and extends beyond the doors of meriter hospital, inc. Into the heart of dane county and beyond. Philanthropy provides a margin of excellence that allows meriter to accomplish projects and implement programs that might not otherwise be possible. In addition to raising money for programs and capital projects, the foundation grants funds from existing assets to select research and health education initiatives.

Form 990s for Meriter Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 24, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 2, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 4, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Meriter Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,522,007
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$925,183
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$288,766
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,185,060
Total revenues$4,921,016

Vendors for Meriter Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Deloitte Tax LLPTax accounting2014-11-14

Personnel at Meriter Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Arthur Nizza DswBoard Member and Chief Executive Officer$0Dec. 31, 2017
Beth ErdmanChief Financial Officer and Secretary and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2017
███████ █████Senior Director of Development-March 17, 2020
████ █████Director of Development-March 17, 2020
███████ ██████President$0Feb. 19, 2019
█████ ██████ ███████████Board Chair$0Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ████Board Secretary and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2017
████ ███████Board Vice Chair$0Dec. 31, 2017
██████ █████ ███ ██Board Member and Chief Executive Officer$0Dec. 31, 2015
█████ ████Board Secretary and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2015
...and five more key personnel

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