Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College Overview

Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick, ME. The organization was established in 1935. According to its NTEE Classification (B42) the organization is classified as: Undergraduate Colleges, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Bowdoin College employed 3,173 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Bowdoin College generated $325.0m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 7.6% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $233.5m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 3.6% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Bowdoin College has awarded 25 individual grants totaling $2,052,750. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

FOUR-YEAR PRIVATE UNDERGRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE. SEE SCHEDULE O.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

Part 3 - Line 4a

THE ON-CAMPUS STUDENT BODY NUMBERS APPROXIMATELY 1,800. AN ESTIMATED 161 STUDENTS STUDY AWAY ANNUALLY; 95% COMPLETE THE DEGREE WITHIN FIVE YEARS; THE STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO IS 9:1; 100% OF FACULTY HAS A PH.D. OR EQUIVALENT. AS OF JUNE 2020, 41,445 STUDENTS HAVE MATRICULATED AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE, AND 33,041 DEGREES IN ACADEMIC PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN AWARDED.


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Bowdoin College Board, Officers & Key Employees

Bowdoin College Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Wright-ryan Construction
Const. Services
$9,647,757
Hga
Architect/engineer
$1,047,268
Zachau Construction Inc
Const. Services
$1,247,217
Ebsco Information Services
Library Services
$764,320
Jf Scott Construction
Const. Services
$4,661,152
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$27,000
Fundraising events$70,000
Related organizations$0
Government grants $5,062,000
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$66,219,000
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $9,644,000
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$71,378,000
Total Program Service Revenue$126,288,000
Investment income $6,397,000
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $5,000
Net Rental Income $31,000
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $120,447,000
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$16,000
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $324,967,000

Bowdoin College Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Bowdoin College has awarded $543,500 in support to 7 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

TOWN OF BRUNSWICK

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$467,000

BRUNSWICK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Brunswick, ME

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$25,000

BRUNSWICK AMERICAN LEGION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Brunswick, ME

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$12,500

BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Brunswick, ME

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$12,000

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Org PageRecipient Profile

Brunswick, ME

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$10,000

TOWN OF HARPSWELL

PURPOSE: CONTRIBUTION CONTRIBUTION

$9,500
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Bowdoin College Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 45 grants that Bowdoin College has recieved totaling $318,070.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Tiaa Charitable Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: Annual Suuport

$52,700
Mbia Foundation Inc

Purchase, NY

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING PURPOSE

$40,000
Synchrony Foundation

Stamford, CT

PURPOSE: EMPLOYER MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM

$21,000
Synchrony Foundation

Stamford, CT

PURPOSE: EMPLOYER MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM

$21,000
Ifs Family Foundation Inc

Scottsdale, AZ

PURPOSE: EDUCATION

$20,000
Adelaide C Bird Estate-University Of Maine Et Al Trust

New York, NY

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$15,951
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,743,671,000
Earnings$99,255,000
Admin Expense$8,577,000
Net Contributions$18,977,000
Other Expense$39,635,000
Grants$32,721,000
Ending Balance$1,780,970,000

Bowdoin College Peer Organizations

Organization NameAssets
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
$324,967,000
President & Trustees Of Colby College
Waterville, ME
$292,366,000
President And Trustees Of Bates College
Lewiston, ME
$168,150,974
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH
$136,934,234
Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH
$89,944,344
New England College
Henniker, NH
$85,213,907
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, NH
$60,499,117
Unity College
Unity, ME
$31,428,666
Thomas College
Waterville, ME
$32,333,664
College Of The Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME
$29,827,745
Maine College Of Art
Portland, ME
$23,379,343
Northeast Catholic College
Warner, NH
$3,632,564

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