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Iowa State University Alumni Association

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three stars

85.99

ISU Alumni Center 420 Beach Avenue
Ames, IA 50011
tel: (877) 478-2586   Web Site
EIN: 42-6062614

Board Leadership
Thomas Connop
Chair

CEO
Jeffery Johnson
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.99 three stars
  Financial 80.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1878, the Iowa State University Alumni Association's long-held mission is to facilitate the lifetime connection of alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University and each other. Our vision is to be the central organization serving and connecting all alumni and members of the Iowa State family. We host a variety of events, programs and services for alumni and friends locally and across the nation, to engage alumni in the life of the university.

Founded in 1878, the Iowa State University Alumni Association's long-held mission is to facilitate the lifetime connection of alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University and each other. Our vision is to be the central organization serving and connecting all alumni and members of the Iowa State family. We host a variety of events, programs and services for alumni and friends locally and across the nation, to engage alumni in the life of the university.

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Financial

three stars

80.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa State University Alumni Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa State University Alumni Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 85.99 three stars
Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation (IL) 86.42 three stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 91.97 four stars
Sun Devil Club (AZ) 86.52 three stars
Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation (GA) 85.44 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,666,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,169,849
   Fundraising Events $70,373
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,906,254
   Program Service Revenue $1,057,707
Total Primary Revenue $4,963,961
   Other Revenue $813,144
TOTAL REVENUE $5,777,105
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,533,507
   Administrative Expenses $517,345
   Fundraising Expenses $606,724
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,657,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $82,601
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,119,529
   
Net Assets $11,483,189

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
Constituent Engagement $990,412 28.0%
Communications $830,932 23.5%
Alumni Center $627,824 17.8%
Member Services $522,837 14.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 85.99 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 86.24 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 91.67 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 83.98 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 42-6062614
Name in IRS Master File IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
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 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1975
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
$247,615 5.31% Jeffery W. Johnson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 85.99 three stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 91.97 four stars
Razorback Foundation (AR) 92.01 four stars
ASU Foundation (AZ) 95.99 four stars
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia (VA) 92.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iowa State University Alumni Association
ISU Alumni Center
420 Beach Avenue
Ames, IA 50011
tel: (877) 478-2586
fax: (515) 294-9402
EIN: 42-6062614

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Board Leadership

Thomas Connop
Chair

CEO

Jeffery Johnson
President and Chief Executive Officer

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