EIN 58-0566167

The Corporation of Mercer University

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The Corporation of Mercer University teaches, learns, creates, discovers, inspires, empowers and serves. In fulfilling this mission, the university supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional learning as well as basic research. The university has 12 colleges and schools offering programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law, theology, music and health professions. These expenses are related to program service instruction.
Also known as...
Mercer University
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Program areas at The Corporation of Mercer University

Auxiliary services:the University's auxiliary services facilitates The creation of community, extends The learning environment beyond The classroom, and enhances The quality of campus life through The delivery of quality goods and services including residence, dining services, clinic operations, as well as athletic and retail operations for over 9,000 students. Auxiliary services maintains The bear card system which provides for a variety of different dining options and easier access for students to pay for those options. Auxiliary services also provides mail and dcoument services as well as cable access for The univeristy's student residences.
Scholarships:these expenses are related to The support provided to The University's students based on donor stipulation, need, and merit. The University provides schoarship aid within 4 categories. Mercer based aid scholarships are based on academic credentials and The scholarships are renewable up to 4 years. Talent based aid scholarships are either athletic scholarships or music scholarships. Need based aid scholarships are based on economic need. Competitive aid scholarships are based on merit. Over 90% of The University's students received scholarships and discounts.
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Grants made by The Corporation of Mercer University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC)Research$120,150
Fordham UniversityResearch$21,344
Georgia Council for RecoveryResearch$10,604

Who funds The Corporation of Mercer University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Mercerw F George SCH Law GWW TrustUnrestricted Gift$2,375,000
Lettie Pate Whitehead FoundationFor Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships.$868,000
National Collegiate Athletic AssociationScholarships/grants$581,144
...and 99 more grants received totalling $8,439,047

Personnel at The Corporation of Mercer University

Larry D. BrumleySenior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff$246,709
James S. NethertonExecutive Vice President for Administration and Finance$336,579
John A. PattersonSenior Vice President for University Advancement$264,059
Kellie R. AppelSenior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives$232,781
Penny L. ElkinsExecutive Vice President$287,867
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for The Corporation of Mercer University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$74,299,163
Program services$342,199,645
Investment income and dividends$9,952,124
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$3,888,787
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$9,580,164
Net income from fundraising events$-144,341
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$11,467
Miscellaneous revenues$3,244,886
Total revenues$443,031,895

Form 990s for The Corporation of Mercer University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-05-06990View PDF
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062020-10-21990View PDF
2018-062019-12-09990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $308,000 from American Heart Association (AHA)
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 30 new grant, including a grant for $868,000 from Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $2,375,000 from Mercerw F George SCH Law GWW Trust
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 86 new grant, including a grant for $2,375,000 from Mercerw F George SCH Law GWW Trust
July 11, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 7 new vendors, including , , , , , , and
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General information
1501 Mercer University Dr
Macon, GA 31207
Metro area
Macon-Bibb County, GA
Bibb County, GA
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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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