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University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Your lifelong connection to the U of M

three stars

84.98

200 Oak Street SE Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55455
tel: (800) 862-5867   Web Site
EIN: 41-0637089

Board Leadership
Laura Moret
Chair

CEO
Lisa Lewis
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.98 three stars
  Financial 81.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded on January 30, 1904, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association fosters a lifelong spirit of belonging and pride by connecting alumni, students, and friends to the University of Minnesota and each other. The Alumni Association advocates for the University and its alumni with a credible, independent, and collaborative voice. As of November 2007, the Alumni Association had more than 60,000 members, representing nearly 375,000 living alumni of the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota, and incorporates 19 collegiate societies, eight alumni interest groups, and approximately 70 geographical chapter areas.

Founded on January 30, 1904, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association fosters a lifelong spirit of belonging and pride by connecting alumni, students, and friends to the University of Minnesota and each other. The Alumni Association advocates for the University and its alumni with a credible, independent, and collaborative voice. As of November 2007, the Alumni Association had more than 60,000 members, representing nearly 375,000 living alumni of the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota, and incorporates 19 collegiate societies, eight alumni interest groups, and approximately 70 geographical chapter areas.

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Financial

three stars

81.83

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.04
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University of Minnesota Alumni Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University of Minnesota Alumni Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University of Minnesota Alumni Association (MN) 84.98 three stars
Cambridge in America (NY) 97.17 four stars
Marine Corps University Foundation (VA) 86.50 three stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 89.21 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $210,795
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $618,471
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $845,808
Total Contributions $1,675,074
   Program Service Revenue $518,169
Total Primary Revenue $2,193,243
   Other Revenue $1,436,029
TOTAL REVENUE $3,629,272
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,966,155
   Administrative Expenses $712,787
   Fundraising Expenses $413,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,092,664
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,463,392
   
Net Assets $20,245,413

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
Building University Connections $1,913,513 48.2%
Publications and Communications $1,346,116 33.9%
Alumni Services $454,418 11.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.98 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 86.29 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 84.75 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.30 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.65 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.37 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 81.17 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 41-0637089
Name in IRS Master File UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (34) Alumni association or group
(59) Other school related activities
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 February, 1966
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,978 4.92% Lisa Lewis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University of Minnesota Alumni Association (MN) 84.98 three stars
Sun Devil Club (AZ) 86.52 three stars
ASU Foundation (AZ) 95.99 four stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 91.97 four stars
Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation (IL) 86.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

University of Minnesota Alumni Association
200 Oak Street SE
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55455
tel: (800) 862-5867
fax: (612) 626-8167
EIN: 41-0637089

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Board Leadership

Laura Moret
Chair

CEO

Lisa Lewis
President & CEO

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