Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

ASU Foundation

The ASU Foundation for A New American University's mission is to ensure the success of ASU as a New American University.

four stars

95.99

300 East University Drive Tempe, AZ 85281
tel: (480) 965-3759   Web Site
EIN: 86-6051042

Board Leadership
Bill Post
Chair

CEO
Gretchen E. Buhlig
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.99 four stars
  Financial 95.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The ASU Foundation for A New American University is a separate, affiliated 501(c)3 organization that raises and manages funds to support the work of Arizona State University. It is one of Arizona's oldest nonprofits, yet it also stands out as a vanguard for advancing innovative, nationally distinctive approaches to philanthropy. It is one of five affiliated organizations that make up ASU Enterprise Partners, an innovative organizational model designed to generate resources to meet the needs of ASU in a challenging funding environment.

Specifically, the foundation:
- Facilitates and receives all contributions to ASU, including that from individuals, corporations, foundations, and any other private source
- Directs major fundraising campaigns on behalf of ASU
- Oversees development efforts of ASU Enterprise Partners
- Disburses contributions according to the wishes of the donor
- Oversees management of investment assets
- Promotes a culture of philanthropy and generosity at ASU

The ASU Foundation for A New American University is a separate, affiliated 501(c)3 organization that raises and manages funds to support the work of Arizona State University. It is one of Arizona's oldest nonprofits, yet it also stands out as a vanguard for advancing innovative, nationally distinctive approaches to philanthropy. It is one of five affiliated organizations that make up ASU Enterprise Partners, an innovative organizational model designed to generate resources to meet the needs of ASU in a challenging funding environment.

Specifically, the foundation:
- Facilitates and receives all contributions to ASU, including that from individuals, corporations, foundations, and any other private source
- Directs major fundraising campaigns on behalf of ASU
- Oversees development efforts of ASU Enterprise Partners
- Disburses contributions according to the wishes of the donor
- Oversees management of investment assets
- Promotes a culture of philanthropy and generosity at ASU

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Financial

four stars

95.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.90
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ASU Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ASU Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $171,680,483
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $319,476
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $171,999,959
   Program Service Revenue $761,622
Total Primary Revenue $172,761,581
   Other Revenue $28,183,447
TOTAL REVENUE $200,945,028
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $115,919,888
   Administrative Expenses $9,426,787
   Fundraising Expenses $4,454,348
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $129,801,023
   
Payments to Affiliates $8,887,711
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $71,144,005
   
Net Assets $837,241,131

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$330,016 0.25% Gretchen Buhlig CEO

Mission

The ASU Foundation for A New American University is a separate, affiliated 501(c)3 organization that raises and manages funds to support the work of Arizona State University. It is one of Arizona's oldest nonprofits, yet it also stands out as a vanguard for advancing innovative, nationally distinctive approaches to philanthropy. It is one of five affiliated organizations that make up ASU Enterprise Partners, an innovative organizational model designed to generate resources to meet the needs of ASU in a challenging funding environment.

Specifically, the foundation:
- Facilitates and receives all contributions to ASU, including that from individuals, corporations, foundations, and any other private source
- Directs major fundraising campaigns on behalf of ASU
- Oversees development efforts of ASU Enterprise Partners
- Disburses contributions according to the wishes of the donor
- Oversees management of investment assets
- Promotes a culture of philanthropy and generosity at ASU

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ASU Foundation (AZ) 95.99 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

ASU Foundation
300 East University Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
tel: (480) 965-3759
fax: (480) 727-9656
EIN: 86-6051042

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2260
Tempe, AZ 85280

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Board Leadership

Bill Post
Chair

CEO

Gretchen E. Buhlig
Chief Executive Officer