EIN 94-2790134

University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises and manages private funds for the benefit of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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University of Nevada Las Vegas Foundation
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Program areas at UNLV

The unlv Foundation was established in 1981 to raise and manage private donations that benefit unlv and its colleges, schools, programs and students. In fy20, donors committed a total of $72.3 million in gifts and pledges. These funds enhance the quality of the University and its missions of educating students, driving research and innovation, and strengthening community connections to stimulate community well-being and economic development. The william f. harrah college of hospitality led the fundraising with nearly $13.9 million in new cash, cash equivalents, and new pledges including a $5 million gift to establish a program in fast casual dining. The school of integrated health sciences received a $6 million gift to establish and fund the center for transformative neuroscience, which conducts groundbreaking research into alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders. The william s. boyd school of law and the college of hospitality received a joint gift of $9 million to establish a new program in tribal gaming and tribal gaming law.
Provide funding for various scholarships to students attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Unlv sets the criteria for scholarships and disburses all awards to students.

Grants made by UNLV

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)Education Program Funding Scholarship$47,823,678

Who funds University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)Education Program Funding Scholarship$47,823,678
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund (GSPF)Education$390,000
Dignity HealthEducation Support$189,040
...and 49 more grants received totalling $50,679,163

Personnel at UNLV

Tiffany VickersSavp , Finance and Administrative , Chief Financial Officer / Savp , Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer$205,098
Goce MusovskiChief Information Officer$156,797
Gregory Th LeeChair$0
David RossSecond Vice Chair / Trustee$0
Diana L BennettSecond Vice Chair$0
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for UNLV

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$57,824,249
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$5,545,629
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$81,158
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$6,692,480
Net income from fundraising events$-367,985
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$871,103
Total revenues$70,646,634

Form 990s for UNLV

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-10-05990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $160,000 from Estelle J Kelsey Foundation
July 12, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 12, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 25 new grant, including a grant for $47,823,678 from University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
School foundationsGrantmaking organizationsSocial advocacy organizationsCharities
Funds one specific organizationProvides grantsConducts researchFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
4505 S Maryland Pkwy Box 451006
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Metro area
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
Clark County, NV
Website URL
(702) 895-3011
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B11: Education Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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