EIN 91-0615846

Northwest University

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1,008
Year formed
1955
Most recent tax filings
2020-05-01
Description
We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.
Total revenues
$56,008,985
2020
Total expenses
$53,013,694
2020
Total assets
$62,390,282
2020
Num. employees
1,008
2020

Program areas at Northwest University

Postsecondary education: Northwest University provides postsecondary education to approximately 2,400 students on campuses in kirkland, wa, salem, or, and via online learning modalities. Included among these students are 25 act 6 scholars who receive full need scholarships, increase the diversity of the University population and fill important student leadership positions. Northwest University also prepares our students to be professionals, lay leaders for church ministries and other not-for-profit ministry organizations. Several students have an opportunity to go on mission trips to other countries or to study abroad. Northwest University seeks to carry the call of god through our students and around the world as we build a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence and empowered engagement with human need.
Postsecondary education: University conferences and events. Serviced approximately 400 students during the 2019-20 academic year.
Postsecondary education: University housing and food service for students during the 2019-20 academic year; approx 720 fte students.

Who funds Northwest University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Lilly EndowmentThriving in Ministry Initiative$135,000
The SignatryEducation$93,000
Lilly EndowmentThriving in Ministry Initiative$49,915
...and 4 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$14,738,851
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$2,578,298
Department of EducationCOVID-19: EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AID GRANTS TO STUDENTS UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT - PART B$537,781
...and 4 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Northwest University

NameTitleCompensation
Jordan, JohnChief Financial Officer$81,592
Sarah DrivdahlDean$108,178
Castleberry, JosephPresident, Northwest University$232,932
Ron HastieTreasurer$0
Chris EdwardsonVice Chair$0
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for Northwest University

RevenuesFYE 05/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,533,739
Program services$49,876,182
Investment income and dividends$556,652
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$568,116
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$250,555
Net income from fundraising events$-68,160
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$291,901
Total revenues$56,008,985

Form 990s for Northwest University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-052021-02-19990View PDF
2019-052019-11-29990View PDF
2018-052018-12-22990View PDF
2017-052018-01-19990View PDF
2016-052017-03-02990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 11, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $135,000 from Lilly Endowment
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
April 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
March 29, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Issues
Education
Characteristics
ChristianReligiousFundraising eventsOperates internationallyReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
County
King County, WA
Website URL
northwestu.edu/ 
Phone
(425) 822-8266
Facebook page
northwestu 
Twitter profile
@northwestu 
IRS details
EIN
91-0615846
Fiscal year end
May
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1955
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Central organization
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