EIN 06-0776644

Sacred Heart University (SHU)

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Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland.
Also known as...
Sacred Heart University Incorporated
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Program areas at SHU

Sacred Heart continues to offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Regardless of what undergraduate program or graduate programs are chosen, our focus on academic opportunities - rooted in the catholic intellectual traditions and the principles of engaged learning - creates an absorbing, customized educational experience for each student.
Sacred Heart University is committed to serving the needs of its diverse student population by offering an array of services designed to ensure student success. These services, provided through academic advising, student life, career services, jandrisevits learning center, the office of special services, and the wellness center, aim to service student in a manner that is consistent with the mission. The University also promotes active engaged learning outside of the classroom. Out athletics programs are about more than just competition and winning, they are built on longstanding tradition of helping our student- athletes realize their potential, strengthen their character, and empower their mind while developing self-confidence and valuable leadership skills.
Sacred Heart University's student financial assistance office is committed to helping students and their families find the most affordable options available for attending college. For full-time undergraduate students, there are basically two types of financial assistances: first, traditional merit or need-based aid; and second, a range of other options open to students and their families whether they qualify for traditional aid or not. Several financial assistance options are also available to qualified part-time undergraduate students and graduate students.
Other general and auxiliary services

Grants made by SHU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Stratfield Village AssociationThe Four Corners Project$100,000

Who funds Sacred Heart University (SHU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Collegiate Athletic AssociationScholarships/grants$1,275,452
Cedar Street Charitable FoundationGeneral$1,000,000
Northeast ConferenceSports Sponsorship Grant$752,343
...and 93 more grants received totalling $6,006,608

Personnel at SHU

Peter WardVice President for Finance
David CoppolaSenior Vice President Administration and Planning$337,131
Michael IannazziVice President$295,512
Shirley CannanVice President of Info Technology$248,145
Martha CrawfordDean$428,829
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for SHU

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$38,218,815
Program services$428,326,581
Investment income and dividends$8,907,129
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$173,520
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,393,812
Net income from fundraising events$-144,147
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$476,875,710

Form 990s for SHU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-13990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-14990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
April 19, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
March 20, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 28 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation (PCLB)
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $1,000,000 from Cedar Street Charitable Foundation
July 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 65 new grant, including a grant for $1,275,452 from National Collegiate Athletic Association
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
CatholicChristianReligiousPolitical advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825
Metro area
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
Fairfield County, CT
Website URL
(203) 371-7999
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
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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