EIN 53-0196584

The George Washington University (GWU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
13,665
Year formed
1821
Most recent tax filings
2022-06-01
Description
The George Washington University (GWU) values a dynamic, student-focused community stimulated by cultural and intellectual diversity and built upon a foundation of integrity, creativity, and openness to the exploration of new ideas.
Total revenues
$1,730,337,567
2022
Total expenses
$1,665,300,765
2022
Total assets
$4,854,587,342
2022
Num. employees
13,665
2022

Program areas at GWU

Education: our namesake envisioned a University in The nation's capital that would prepare citizen leaders brought together from all over The world. Today, we are that University with students and faculty members from every state and more than 130 countries. Taking full advantage of our setting in a global nerve center, a gw education integrates intellectual discovery, interactive learning, and unparalleled access to opportunities in every sector of society. In a city shaping The future, George Washington is a University where faculty and students not only study The world but also work to change it.
AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES - STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY: GW PROVIDES A NUMBER OF SERVICES THAT SUPPORT LEARNING, BUILD COMMUNITY, AND ENHANCE THE OVERALL QUALITY OF STUDENT LIFE. AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES INCLUDE FACILITIES AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, DINING, BOOKSTORE, PARKING, STUDENT HEALTH, MAIL, AND LAUNDRY SERVICES. GW'S Student CENTER HOUSES STUDENT ORGANIZATION OFFICES AND MEETING ROOMS AND IS UTILIZED BY STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND VISITORS. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT GW'S PROGRAMS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SEE THE 2021 - 2022 FINANCIAL REPORT ON THE FINANCE DIVISION WEBSITE AT: https://finance.gwu.edu/reports
Research and research support: gw's research is distinguished by our commitment to transform policy that affects people in their daily lives. This unique approach to research gives special character to our teaching and enables us to offer our students learning experiences that few can match. With our location, connections and close proximity to institutions such as The national institutes of health, national science foundation, The smithsonian institution, and library of congress, gw's research helps solve national and global problems while giving our students learning opportunities inside and outside The classroom. In The 21st century, gw's faculty and students continue to open new doors of discovery.

Grants made by GWU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Medical Faculty AssociatesSubaward$3,989,000
Columbia UniversitySubaward$1,941,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSubaward$1,620,000
...and 110 more grants made totalling $36,867,000

Who funds The George Washington University (GWU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$9,368,953
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$9,368,953
Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater LaGeneral Support$6,001,000
...and 150 more grants received totalling $54,840,133

Personnel at GWU

NameTitleCompensation
Mark DiazExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$1,246,716
Aristide J CollinsVice President and Chief of Staff and Secretary of University$418,164
Dana BradleyVice President and Chief People Officer$712,516
Lorraine VolesVice President of External Relations / Vice President for External Relations$759,968
Donna ArbideVice President for Development and Alumni Relations$690,542
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for GWU

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$90,994,510
Program services$1,511,090,022
Investment income and dividends$9,478,376
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$4,048,413
Net rental income$40,531,805
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$69,440,888
Net income from fundraising events$-8,136
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-29,619
Miscellaneous revenues$4,791,308
Total revenues$1,730,337,567

Form 990s for GWU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-11990View PDF
2021-062022-05-10990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Organizations like GWU

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,454,111,582
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$1,594,106,664
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Baltimore, MD$8,434,336,000
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$1,352,478,393
Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$1,952,191,796
Northeastern University (NU)Boston, MA$2,393,370,957
Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$695,392,244
Duquesne UniversityPittsburgh, PA$474,135,728
Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA$719,080,959
The Trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT)Hoboken, NJ$505,884,074
Data update history
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 54 new grant, including a grant for $6,001,000 from Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater La
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 18 new grant, including a grant for $3,656,015 from Fhi 360
July 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 129 new grant, including a grant for $3,500,000 from The Atlantic Advocacy Fund
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 10 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , and
July 6, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Issues
Education
Characteristics
LobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
C/O Tax Dept 45155 Research Pl 260
Ashburn, VA 20147
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
Loudoun County, VA
Website URL
gwu.edu/ 
Phone
(202) 994-1000
Facebook page
georgewashingtonuniversity 
Twitter profile
@gwtweets 
IRS details
EIN
53-0196584
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1821
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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