EIN 81-6001649

MSU Alumni Foundation (MSU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
84
City
Bozeman
State
Year formed
1946
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
Montana State University's mission is to create lifelong relationships and strengthen our resources to advance Montana State University.
Also known as...
Montana State University Foundation; Montana State University
Total revenues
$31,692,855
2020
Total expenses
$22,517,889
2020
Total assets
$271,741,291
2020
Num. employees
84
2020

Program areas at MSU

Msuaf provided Montana State University with private dollars to advance its land-grant mission to integrate education, create knowledge and art and serve communities. Msuaf provided $5 million to enrich instruction, research, and public service of its 16,766 students as well as $3.7 million to construct and equip facilities that enhance their research and learning environments.
Alumni engagement connects over 140,000 Alumni and friends of Montana State University through inclusive communications, events, and affiliate networks. Over 11,000 Alumni were apprised regularly of Msu news, events, and invitations to connect with one another. 256 events brought programs, meaningful experiences and unique opportunities annually to over 12,000 Alumni, friends, supporters and fans, that provide for connection to and engagement with Msu.
Msuaf provided 2,796 students with scholarships to attend Montana State University. Scholarships allowed these students to pursue advanced education, lessening the burden of tuition, housing, and fees.

Grants made by MSU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Montana Section American Water Resources AssociationScholarships To Montana State University Students and Program Support.$14,975,762

Who funds MSU Alumni Foundation (MSU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Johnson Family FoundationTo Support Agricultural Research.$3,380,990
National Philanthropic TrustEducation$1,005,250
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)Research$996,948
...and 40 more grants received totalling $7,421,388

Personnel at MSU

NameTitleCompensation
Chris MurrayPresident and Chief Executive Officer$263,465
Christopher MurrayPresident and Chief Executive Officer / Chief Executive Officer and President$283,921
Kathleen "kitty" SaylorVice President of Operations$134,263
Melissa KinnearVice President of Finance and Accounting$99,942
Kevin BrownAssociate Vice President of Development for Estate, Trust and Gift Planning$100,503
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for MSU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$25,949,603
Program services$2,926,181
Investment income and dividends$1,992,443
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$33,025
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$266,381
Net income from fundraising events$-939
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$526,161
Total revenues$31,692,855

Form 990s for MSU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062020-02-13990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
2016-062017-09-07990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $285,715 from Bozeman Health
July 3, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 19 new grant, including a grant for $996,948 from Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)
June 20, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
May 2, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
School foundationsGrantmaking organizationsCivic / social organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Education
Characteristics
Funds one specific organizationProvides grantsConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
1501 S 11th Ave PO Box 172750
Bozeman, MT 59715
County
Gallatin County, MT
Website URL
msuaf.org/s/1584/rd18/home.aspx 
Phone
(800) 457-1696
Facebook page
msu.alumni.association 
Twitter profile
@mtstatealumni 
IRS details
EIN
81-6001649
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1946
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B11: Education Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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