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University of South Dakota Foundation (USDF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

USDF is a school foundation based in Vermillion, SD that was founded in 1928. As of 2019 they had $23 million in revenue and $274 million in assets.

University of South Dakota Foundation's mission is to provide private resources for the University of South Dakota to increase the excellence of its students' educational experience.

(605) 677-6703
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Program areas at USDF

Provide scholarship funds to increase the academic excellence of thestudent body and the quality of their educational are awarded for both recruiting and retention purposes.during the 2017-2018 academic year, $7.9 million in scholarships wereawarded. For the 2018-2019 academic year, $8.4 million in scholarshipswill be awarded. This level of funding represents an increase of 18%over the last 5 years.

Provide funds to support academic faculty through salary augmentation,research and professional development, support of student travel andresearch, and support of usd museums and various auxiliary programs. In 2018, $3.6 million was provided to support these needs.

Provide funds to construct new campus facilities and restore, repairand maintain existing facilities. The foundation has been instrumentalin a major renovation and reconstruction plan for facilities at usd.since 1996, $85 million has been provided for facilities that haveenhanced the students' educational experience and opportunities.

Form 990s for USDF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 21, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 16, 2016990View PDF
2015-06Feb 22, 2016990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for USDF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,490,989
Program services$915,075
Investment income and dividends$5,332,374
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$33,579
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,419,736
Net income from fundraising events$85,294
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$81,248
Total revenues$23,358,295

Vendors for USDF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Eide Bailly LLPTax accounting2018-10-18
█████ ███████ ██████████ ██Investment Fees$411,8172017-12-01
████████ ████████ ████████ ███████Printing$120,6052017-12-01
█████████Software Technology$160,1622017-12-01
██████████Investment Fees$194,0042017-12-01
██████ ████████████Construction$1,427,8312017-12-01
██████ ███ ███████Production of Materials and Mailing Services$104,0032017-12-01

Personnel at USDF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Steve BrownChief Executive Officer$266,399May 20, 2020
Cheryl TiahrtChief Information Officer-May 20, 2020
█████ ██████████Chief of Staff-May 20, 2020
██████ ██████Chief Human Resources Officer-May 20, 2020
████ ██████Vice President-May 20, 2020
████████ ██████V.P Student Services and Dean of Students-May 20, 2020
██ ███████General Counsel-May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Athletics Director-May 20, 2020
██████ █████████████Vice Chair$0May 20, 2020
██████ █ █████Past Chair$0Dec. 31, 2016
...and six more key personnel

Peer organizations supporting a single school or educational institution

1Dakota State University Foundation501(c)(3)$7.0 millionMadison, SD
2Colorado State University Pueblo Foundation501(c)(3)$7.1 millionPueblo, CO
3VMI Foundation501(c)(3)$24 millionLexington, VA
4Washington State University Foundation (WSU)501(c)(3)$99 millionPullman, WA
5University of Rhode Island Foundation501(c)(3)$41 millionKingston, RI
6San Antonio Area Foundation Group Return501(c)(3)$25 millionSan Antonio, TX
7The University of Toledo Foundation501(c)(3)$60 millionToledo, OH
8Evans Scholars Foundation501(c)(3)$43 millionGolf, IL
9Hunter College Foundation (HCF)501(c)(3)$24 millionNew York, NY
10Monroe Community College Foundation501(c)(3)$11 millionRochester, NY
11LSU Foundation501(c)(3)$68 millionBaton Rouge, LA
12Rhode Island College Foundation501(c)(3)$6.2 millionProvidence, RI
13Florida Atlantic University Foundation (FAUF)501(c)(3)$39 millionBoca Raton, FL
14Sigma Chi Foundation501(c)(3)$9.4 millionEvanston, IL
15The College of William & Mary Foundation501(c)(3)$83 millionWilliamsburg, VA
16Washburn University Foundation501(c)(3)$16 millionTopeka, KS
17Wichita State University Foundation501(c)(3)$48 millionWichita, KS
18University of Northern Iowa Foundation501(c)(3)$20 millionCedar Falls, IA
19University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundation501(c)(3)$58 millionBurlington, VT
20University of Hawaii Foundation501(c)(3)$67 millionHonolulu, HI
21The Ohio University Foundation501(c)(3)$47 millionAthens, OH
22Minnesota State University Mankato Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionMankato, MN
23St Cloud State University Foundation501(c)(3)$8.0 millionSt Cloud, MN
24Casper College Foundation501(c)(3)$7.5 millionCasper, WY
25Queens College Foundation501(c)(3)$22 millionFlushing, NY