EIN 99-0085260

University of Hawaii Foundation

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UH Foundation raises funds and manages private investments for UH System, supporting research and academic/non-academic programs.
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Program areas at University of Hawaii Foundation

Student aid and services - uhf raises and distributes money for student aid, scholarships, fellowships, grants and awards to help students fulfill their academic potential and ensure our state has the skilled professionals it needs to flourish.these include merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, study abroad opportunities and programs that help build international bridges and cultural versatility. Fellowships help uh attract and retain outstanding students whose research and contributions to our world are key to a vibrant future.
The University of hawai'Hawaii'i Foundation (uhf) helps advance world-class research and innovation through strategic philanthropic investments. Private support plays a critical role in enabling uh researchers to tackle our world's challenges and improve our quality of life. With its unique geographic location in the middle of the pacific ocean, the rich ethnic diversity and environmental attributes, uh has become a globally recognized leader for its pioneering research in fields such as oceanography, volcanology, astronomy, pacific islands and asian area studies, tropical agriculture, cancer and genetics. Uh's highly ranked active research programs serve as a magnet for leading researchers, building uh centers of excellence in areas including microbiomes, endangered and rare plant conservation and climate change.
Special programs - donor designated accounts support a range of academic and non-academic initiatives/programs. These include visiting distinguished lecturers and professorships, computer lab support, facilities funds, intramural sports, outreach programs that support lifelong learning and community education, health fairs, workshops, band and mentorship programs. Through fundraising and account management, uhf is a partner in capital improvement projects to bring state-of-the-art facilities, technology and equipment to campuses statewide. Quality facilities and resources nurture healthy learning and productive collaboration. From business education to advanced culinary training, donors are helping uh deliver world-class opportunities and facilities to Hawaii students. Donor funds make it possible for our public University to bring distinguished visiting lecturers and researchers to our campuses. Examples include bringing some of the world's most highly regarded cancer researchers to work collaboratively in our research laboratories with uh scientists. While they are here, the prominent researchers, including nobel laureates, deliver a major lecture at the University of Hawaii cancer center. Private support funds this extraordinary opportunity for uh faculty, students and staff, to meet and interact with some of the most prominent scientists whose work has saved many lives and establish research collaborations with them. Other distinguished lecture series support Hawaii's dialogue with the rest of the world in areas including local entrepreneurship, international women's leadership, global technology, the integration of science and culture, and indigenous language/cultural issues.
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Who funds University of Hawaii Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative FoundationOcean Conservation and Research$14,200,000
Kamehameha Schools (KS)Educational Support$2,154,120
The Waterhouse Charitable TrustSupport School Football Program$1,525,000
...and 225 more grants received totalling $38,944,831

Personnel at University of Hawaii Foundation

Tim DolanVice President of Advancement and Uh Foundation Chief Executive Officer$520,551
John HanChief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer$230,056
Julie InouyeExecutive Director of Development$134,172
Lynne WooddellDirector of Development$147,117
Brenda SmithPast Senior Executive Director of Donor Development$134,052
...and 26 more key personnel

Financials for University of Hawaii Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$140,729,663
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$8,311,892
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$63,870
Net rental income$9,489
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$29,353,025
Net income from fundraising events$328,818
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,888,452
Total revenues$182,685,209

Form 990s for University of Hawaii Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062020-12-18990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 107 new grant, including a grant for $14,200,000 from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation
December 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 14 new grant, including a grant for $563,584 from The Laurence H Dorcy Hawaiian Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 172 new grant, including a grant for $8,000,000 from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation
July 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
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General information
1314 S King St Suite B
Honolulu, HI 96814
Metro area
Urban Honolulu, HI
Honolulu County, HI
Website URL
(808) 376-7800
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B84: Alumni Associations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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