EIN 21-0634501

The Trustees of Princeton University

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As a research university with an internationally renowned faculty, Princeton seeks to reach the highest levels of achievement in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding.
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The Trustees of Princeton University is a parent organization to a group of 144 other organizations.
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Finance and Treasury Office; Princeton University
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Program areas at The Trustees of Princeton University

Research-one of The world's great research centers, Princeton University is The site of pioneering work across all academic areas. Every member of The faculty is engaged in scholarly research; each year The members of The faculty publish more than 3,000 scholarly documents. In addition, graduate students and upperclass undergraduates pursue independent research. External sources funded 1,637 separate projects in 2021-22 as well as The Princeton plasma physics lab. ; there were 938 sponsored projects in The natural sciences, 520 in engineering and applied science, 161 in The humanities and social sciences, and 18 in non-academic areas.
Auxiliary activities-princeton University furnishes services to The campus community including housing, dining, and conference and event services to approximately 8,500 students, 1,300 faculty, 6,100 staff, as well as The public. One of Princeton's defining characteristics is its small, residential community that offers a wealth of academic, extracurricular and campus life opportunities for students. Nearly all of The University's undergraduates and 70 percent of graduate students live on campus. The University also offers a variety of housing and dining programs for faculty and staff.
Education - Princeton University is a private not-for-profit, non-sectarian institution of higher learning with approximately 5,300 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students. 2,400 students graduated in The 2021-2022 academic year. As a world-renowned research University, Princeton seeks to achieve The highest levels of distinction in The discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At The same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Other program services - includes academic support activities such as academic administration, research administration, and The Princeton University art museum; student services such as admission, financial aid, registrar, career services, health services and athletics; and public service.

Grants made by The Trustees of Princeton University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Community Foundation of New JerseyContribution$1,600,000
Mary John Goree Las Animas County Scholarship FoundationContribution$752,345
McCarter Theatre CompanyContribution$407,267
...and 28 more grants made totalling $4,952,502

Who funds The Trustees of Princeton University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)Education$42,200,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$27,298,569
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund (GSPF)Education$22,857,100
...and 246 more grants received totalling $171,272,652
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
National Science FoundationMATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES$27,085,086
Department of Health and Human ServicesBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND RESEARCH TRAINING$15,194,566
...and 397 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at The Trustees of Princeton University

James DominickVice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer$509,894
James MatteoVice President for Finance and Treasurer$578,918
Brent ColburnVice President for Communications and Public Affairs$361,151
Gadi DechterVice President for Communications and Government Affairs$0
Kevin HeaneyVice President for Advancement$627,437
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for The Trustees of Princeton University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$835,410,000
Program services$549,239,000
Investment income and dividends$3,329,970,000
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$4,000
Royalty revenue$3,641,000
Net rental income$5,259,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-74,370,000
Net income from fundraising events$-127,063
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$372,908,063
Total revenues$5,021,934,000

Form 990s for The Trustees of Princeton University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062020-09-18990View PDF
2018-062019-11-04990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 5, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $5,332 from Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)
February 3, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 43 new grant, including a grant for $4,766,093 from National Collegiate Athletic Association
October 3, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
October 1, 2021
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $16,500 from Frank L Jr and Margaret T Klapperich Foundation
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General information
701 Carnegie Ctr Suite 445
Princeton, NJ 08540
Metro area
Trenton-Princeton, NJ
Mercer County, NJ
Website URL
(609) 258-3000
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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Parent of group exemption
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