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Alumni Association of Kansas State University

Enhancing the Kansas State University family

three stars

86.57

1720 Anderson Avenue Manhattan, KS 66506
tel: (800) 600-2586   Web Site
EIN: 48-0495058

Board Leadership
Travis Lenkner
Chair

CEO
Amy Button-Renz
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.57 three stars
  Financial 84.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
67.2%
  Administrative Expenses 29.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.04
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alumni Association of Kansas State University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alumni Association of Kansas State University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alumni Association of Kansas State University (KS) 86.57 three stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 91.33 four stars
The Rams Club (NC) 85.38 three stars
Wolfpack Club (NC) 90.22 four stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 87.14 three stars

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Founded in 1874, the Alumni Association of Kansas State University's mission is to enhance the Kansas State University family through lifelong involvement. They aim to do so by meeting four strategic initiatives that include the following: Provide the K-State Family a Link for Life, support and enhance the student experience, promote and advance K-State and provide leadership and financial strength.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,745,533
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $515,076
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $638,952
Total Contributions $2,899,561
   Program Service Revenue $1,133,258
Total Primary Revenue $4,032,819
   Other Revenue $1,255,283
TOTAL REVENUE $5,288,102
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,701,684
   Administrative Expenses $1,107,005
   Fundraising Expenses $134,788
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,943,477
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,344,625
   
Net Assets $16,562,832

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
Alumni Activities and Event Opportunities $1,631,074 60.4%
Alumni Records $480,640 17.8%
Student Enrollment $344,640 12.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.59 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 87.82 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.67 three 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 48-0495058
Name in IRS Master File ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
NTEE Code B84
NTEE Classification Alumni Associations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (34) Alumni association or group
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 October, 1944
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$257,122 6.52% Amy Button Renz President, CEO

Founded in 1874, the Alumni Association of Kansas State University's mission is to enhance the Kansas State University family through lifelong involvement. They aim to do so by meeting four strategic initiatives that include the following: Provide the K-State Family a Link for Life, support and enhance the student experience, promote and advance K-State and provide leadership and financial strength.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alumni Association of Kansas State University (KS) 86.57 three stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 91.33 four stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.39 three stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 87.14 three stars
Boston Latin School Association (MA) 86.75 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alumni Association of Kansas State University
1720 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
tel: (800) 600-2586
EIN: 48-0495058

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Board Leadership

Travis Lenkner
Chair

CEO

Amy Button-Renz
President, CEO

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