EIN 84-6008945

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
102
Year formed
1953
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
WICHE seeks to accomplish its mission through a variety of activities that have the following objectives: To extend the availability of quality higher education programs among western states.
Total revenues
$31,732,889
2020
Total expenses
$30,290,424
2020
Total assets
$20,390,254
2020
Num. employees
102
2020

Program areas at Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Mental health program - to improve the quality of mental health services in the west.
Professional student exchange program - in conjunction with fifteen Western states and the u.s. pacific territories and freely associated states, wiche operates an Interstate compact organization created by the u.s. congress to exchange students between states in order to promote Higher Education in the west through collaboration and cooperation and filling the various needs between the states and territories by reducing duplicate costs and creating greater efficiencies.
Educational telecommunications - to promote access to and utilization of broadband networks for Education, research, and health care in the west.

Grants made by Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Nat Council for Mental WellbeingSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Servicesprojects of Regional and National Significance$9,255
Utah State UniversityFund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education$5,951
Maui Youth and Family ServicesDevelopment and Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program$0

Who funds Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationPostsecondary Success$1,850,000
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationPostsecondary Success$750,000
Lumina FoundationTo Produce A Summation of the Practice and Policy Landscape Surrounding Recognition of Learning$200,000
...and 4 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFUND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION$1,393,367
Department of Health and Human ServicesTRANS-NIH RESEARCH SUPPORT$202,950
Department of Health and Human ServicesBLOCK GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES$89,347
...and 1 more federal grant or contract

Personnel at Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

NameTitleCompensation
Craig MilburnChief Financial Officer$144,869
Dave ClarkChief of Digital Services
X van DavisChief Strategy Officer, Wcet and Service Design and Strategy Officer, Every
Russ PoulinExecutive Director, Wcet and Vice President for Technology - Enhanced Education
Patrick LaneVice President, Policy Analysis$141,761
...and 30 more key personnel

Financials for Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,809,660
Program services$17,676,464
Investment income and dividends$246,765
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$31,732,889

Form 990s for Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062020-12-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
2016-062017-08-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 10, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $1,850,000 from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 28, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 25, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsInternational-focused organizationsCharities
Issues
HealthEducationMental healthForeign affairsBusiness and industry
Characteristics
Political advocacyReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
Address
3035 Ctr Green Dr No 200
Boulder, CO 80301
Metro area
Boulder, CO
County
Boulder County, CO
Website URL
wiche.edu/ 
Phone
(303) 541-0200
IRS details
EIN
84-6008945
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1953
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
Q20: International Exchanges, Cultural Understanding
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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