Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University Overview

Rockefeller University is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 1938. According to its NTEE Classification (B43) the organization is classified as: Universities, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Rockefeller University employed 1,813 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, Rockefeller University generated $455.4m in total revenue. This represents a relatively dramatic decline in revenue. Over the past 5 years, the organization has seen revenues fall by an average of (8.1%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $549.3m during the year ending 06/2020. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY (THE UNIVERSITY) IS A WORLD RENOWNED CENTER FOR RESEARCH (SEE SCHEDULE O) AND GRADUATE EDUCATION IN THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, CHEMISTRY, BIOINFORMATICS, AND PHYSICS. THE UNIVERSITY'S 82 LABORATORIES CONDUCT BOTH CLINICAL AND BASIC RESEARCH AND STUDY A DIVERSE RANGE OF BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE MISSION OF IMPROVING THE UNDERSTANDING OF LIFE FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUMANITY. LABORATORIES ARE LOOSELY CLUSTERED IN NINE RESEARCH AREAS COVERING A WIDE SPECTRUM OF DISCIPLINES IN THE LIFE SCIENCES, INCLUDING NEUROSCIENCE, IMMUNOLOGY, GENETICS, STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS. THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT CHARGE TUITION. ITS REVENUES ARE DERIVED PRIMARILY FROM INVESTMENT INCOME, GOVERNMENT GRANTS AND CONTRACTS, AND PRIVATE GIFTS AND GRANTS.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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RESEARCH EDUCATION - 78 LABORATORIES INCLUDING 90 FACULTY MEMBERS, 238 POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARS, 218 GRADUATE STUDENTS AND WEILL MEDICAL COLLEGE OF CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL STUDENTS.


HOSPITAL - CONSISTS OF 40 BEDS AND SERVES AS A CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR OUTPATIENTS AND INPATIENTS. THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL EXISTS SOLELY TO CONDUCT CLINICAL RESEARCH. THE SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL AND OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE AT THE HOSPITAL FACILITATE CLINICAL RESEARCH FOR BOTH THE INVESTIGATOR AND THE RESEARCH PARTICIPANT.


LIBRARY CONTAINS 240,948 VOLUMES (OF WHICH 189,696 ARE ON-LINE) AND 7,203 ON-LINE SUBSCRIPTIONS AND IS MAINTAINED ON AN OPEN STOCK POLICY. THE LIBRARY STRIVES TO ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE BY SUPPORTING OUR UNIVERSITY'S WORLD CLASS RESEARCH COMMUNITY WITH TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, AND COLLABORATION IN THE FIELD OF SCIENCE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION.


AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES-HOUSING ON CAMPUS FOR SINGLE AND MARRIED STUDENTS;OFF CAMPUS HOUSING FOR FACULTY AND OTHER UNIVERSITY PERSONNEL; FOOD SERVICE CONSISTS OF CAFETERIA DINING FACILITIES; PRESS INCLUDES JOURNALS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS.


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Rockefeller University Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Amy Falls
VP & Cio
$1,452,137
Richard P Lifton MD PHD
President
$1,165,464
Thomas Lenehan
Deputy Cio
$913,988
Maren Imhoff
Svp, Development
$725,957
Michael Young
Vp, Academic Affairs
$690,053
Barry Coller
VP & Physician-In-Chief
$659,485

Rockefeller University Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Turner Construction Co
Construction Services
$40,951,080
M&j Mecanical Corp
Construction Services
$2,908,125
Mgs Cleaning Services
Cleaning Services
$1,412,702
Sunshine Building Services Inc
Porter Services
$1,305,201
Metropolitan Construction & Maintenance
Construction Services
$1,012,759
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$2,222,893
Related organizations$0
Government grants $86,812,921
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$87,827,895
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $25,635,652
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$176,863,709
Total Program Service Revenue$32,531,806
Investment income $1,711,415
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $56,772,759
Net Rental Income $6,170,487
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $178,568,287
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$198,642
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $455,447,251

Rockefeller University Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 39 grants that Rockefeller University has recieved totaling $9,315,080.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Jewish Communal Fund

New York, NY

PURPOSE: General support

$1,716,500
Shapiro-Silverberg Foundation

New York, NY

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE

$1,200,000
Jonathan M Nelson Family Foundation

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT ANNUAL FUND

$752,949
Jonathan M Nelson Family Foundation

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT ANNUAL FUND

$752,949
Jonathan M Nelson Family Foundation

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT ANNUAL FUND

$750,000
Jonathan M Nelson Family Foundation

Providence, RI

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT ANNUAL FUND

$750,000
View Grant Recipient Profile

Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,112,311,806
Earnings$207,297,121
Net Contributions$9,513,481
Other Expense$144,431,882
Ending Balance$2,184,690,526

Rockefeller University Peer Organizations

Organization NameAssets
Fordham University
Bronx, NY
$936,054,028
Rochester Institute Of Technology
Rochester, NY
$849,584,640
St Johns University New York
Jamaica, NY
$810,687,746
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
$653,047,178
Villanova University
Villanova, PA
$644,725,997
The New School
New York, NY
$558,997,855
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
$592,927,157
Rockefeller University
New York, NY
$455,447,251
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
$506,773,429
American University Of Beirut
New York, NY
$608,300,843
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
$457,392,877
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ
$456,494,000

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