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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

University System of Maryland Foundation

Serving the University System of Maryland

three stars

80.71

3300 Metzerott Road Adelphi, MD 20783
tel: (301) 445-1941   Web Site
EIN: 52-1125663

CEO
Leonard Raley
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.71 three stars
  Financial 73.39 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, the University System of Maryland Foundation (USM Foundation) supports the mission and ambitions of University System of Maryland (USM) member institutions and several community college clients throughout Maryland. The USM Foundation strengthens the USM's capacity to broaden access to high-quality higher education, meet the workforce needs of the state and the nation, and conduct research that expands the boundaries of knowledge. It does so through advocacy, fundraising, investment management, and stewardship.

Founded in 1979, the University System of Maryland Foundation (USM Foundation) supports the mission and ambitions of University System of Maryland (USM) member institutions and several community college clients throughout Maryland. The USM Foundation strengthens the USM's capacity to broaden access to high-quality higher education, meet the workforce needs of the state and the nation, and conduct research that expands the boundaries of knowledge. It does so through advocacy, fundraising, investment management, and stewardship.

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Financial

two stars

73.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.51
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 75.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University System of Maryland Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University System of Maryland Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University System of Maryland Foundation (MD) 80.71 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.07 three stars
Sun Devil Club (AZ) 86.52 three stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 85.99 three stars
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia (VA) 92.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,476,537
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $393,181
   Fundraising Events $564,359
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,434,077
   Program Service Revenue $2,642,183
Total Primary Revenue $22,076,260
   Other Revenue $24,337,015
TOTAL REVENUE $46,413,275
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,859,917
   Administrative Expenses $6,417,000
   Fundraising Expenses $2,196,175
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,473,092
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,940,183
   
Net Assets $364,715,559

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Higher Education Support $22,444,420 98.2%
Educational Programs $415,497 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 80.71 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 82.18 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 81.42 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 81.06 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 89.17 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 81.35 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 76.43 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 76.13 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1125663
Name in IRS Master File UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which operates for benefit of college or university and is owned or operated by a governmental unit 170(b)(1)(A)(iv)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$380,856 1.21% Leonard R. Raley Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$764,892 2.43% Samuel Gallo Chief Investment Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University System of Maryland Foundation (MD) 80.71 three stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 85.99 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.07 three stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 91.97 four stars
Cambridge in America (NY) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

University System of Maryland Foundation
3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
tel: (301) 445-1941
fax: (301) 445-2738
EIN: 52-1125663

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CEO

Leonard Raley
President, CEO

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