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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia

Strengthening the University of Virginia and its work

four stars

93.54

211 Emmet Street, South Charlottesville, VA 22904
tel: (434) 243-9000   Web Site
EIN: 54-0485595

Board Leadership
Meredith B. Jenkins
Chair

CEO
Jenifer Andrasko
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.54 four stars
  Financial 91.79 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia was formed in 1838 to aid, strengthen, and expand in every proper and useful way the University of Virginia and its work, and to develop, strengthen, and utilize the bonds of interest, sympathy and affection existing between the University and its alumni and among the alumni themselves. The many activities of the Association include publication of Virginia: The University of Virginia Magazine - the University's official alumni publication; maintenance of Alumni Hall, headquarters at the University for alumni; sustenance and support of a club system throughout the world; special involvement in the admissions program of the University; the upkeep of records on more than 140,000 living University alumni; career services for alumni; and housing and supporting the U.Va. Fund and other activities.

The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia was formed in 1838 to aid, strengthen, and expand in every proper and useful way the University of Virginia and its work, and to develop, strengthen, and utilize the bonds of interest, sympathy and affection existing between the University and its alumni and among the alumni themselves. The many activities of the Association include publication of Virginia: The University of Virginia Magazine - the University's official alumni publication; maintenance of Alumni Hall, headquarters at the University for alumni; sustenance and support of a club system throughout the world; special involvement in the admissions program of the University; the upkeep of records on more than 140,000 living University alumni; career services for alumni; and housing and supporting the U.Va. Fund and other activities.

Financial

four stars

91.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.05
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia (VA) 93.54 four stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 86.24 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.39 three stars
Oregon Health & Science University Foundation (OR) 92.22 four stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 87.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,596,746
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,372,361
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,122,789
Total Contributions $44,091,896
   Program Service Revenue $6,037,264
Total Primary Revenue $50,129,160
   Other Revenue $922,570
TOTAL REVENUE $51,051,730
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,922,139
   Administrative Expenses $2,035,847
   Fundraising Expenses $1,018,543
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,976,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,075,201
   
Net Assets $220,971,463

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
Grant Program $39,789,623 86.6%
Homecomings and Reunions $4,102,288 8.9%
Alumni Communications $2,030,228 4.4%

Ratings History
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.54 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.65 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 92.17 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.21 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 85.45 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 78.86 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 84.77 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 98.91 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 91.87 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 91.29 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 77.10 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 89.68 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 54-0485595
Name in IRS Master File UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code B84
NTEE Classification Alumni Associations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (34) Alumni association or group
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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 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 February, 1930
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$373,554 0.76% C. Thomas Faulders III President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia (VA) 93.54 four stars
Wolfpack Club (NC) 90.22 four stars
Iowa State University Alumni Association (IA) 86.24 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.39 three stars
Boston Latin School Association (MA) 86.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia
211 Emmet Street, South
Charlottesville, VA 22904
tel: (434) 243-9000
EIN: 54-0485595

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 400314
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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Board Leadership

Meredith B. Jenkins
Chair

CEO

Jenifer Andrasko
President

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