The Ucla Foundation

The Ucla Foundation Overview

The Ucla Foundation is located in Los Angeles, CA. The organization was established in 1949. According to its NTEE Classification (B11) the organization is classified as: Single Organization Support, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Ucla Foundation generated $558.6m in total revenue. This organization has experienced exceptional growth, as over the past 5 years, it has increased revenue by an average of 11.1% each year . All expenses for the organization totaled $349.6m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 6.2% 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, Ucla Foundation has awarded 187 individual grants totaling $1,715,276,719. 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

THE MISSION OF THE UCLA FOUNDATION IS TO ACTIVELY PROMOTE PHILANTHROPY AND MANAGE DONATED RESOURCES FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UCLA.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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THE UCLA FOUNDATION PROVIDES GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF THE PROGRAMS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES CAMPUS INCLUDING SUPPORT FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESEARCH, CHANCELLOR'S PRIORITIES, DEVELOPMENT, SPECIAL PROJECTS AND OTHER SUPPORT OF UCLA.


THE UCLA FOUNDATION RAISES, RECORDS, AND MANAGES GIFTS FROM INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, FOUNDATIONS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF UCLA IN ACCORDANCE WITH DONORS' WISHES. THE FOUNDATION PAYS A PERCENTAGE OF GIFTS RECEIVED, REFERRED TO AS GIFT FEES, AND A PERCENTAGE OF ENDOWMENT EARNINGS, KNOWN AS ENDOWMENT FEES, TO UCLA TO REIMBURSE FOR SERVICES AND FACILITIES PROVIDED TO THE FOUNDATION.


THE UCLA FOUNDATION OPERATES THE UNENDOWED INVESTMENT POOL (UIP) FOR ITSELF AND OTHER TAX-EXEMPT RELATED ENTITIES. ALL GIFTS INTENDED FOR CURRENT EXPENDITURE AS WELL AS UNSPENT ENDOWED POOL PAYOUT AND AFFILIATED ENTITY SHORT-TERM ACCOUNTS ARE INVESTED IN THE UIP. IN ADDITION, THE FOUNDATION ACTS AS THE CUSTODIAN FOR THE ENDOWED INVESTMENT POOL. INCOME EARNED ON POOLED ASSETS HELD BY THE FOUNDATION ARE DISBURSED TO PARTICIPANT TAX-EXEMPT RELATED ENTITIES.


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The Ucla Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

The Ucla Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Schumacher Consulting Llc
Consulting
$250,000
Recp Iv Investments Lp
Investment Mgmt
$110,210
Dlj Real Estate Capital Partners Ll
Investment Mgmt
$106,180
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$165,104
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$553,975,553
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $73,763,156
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$554,140,657
Total Program Service Revenue$1,549,279
Investment income $26,344,455
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales -$23,419,380
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $558,615,011

The Ucla Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, The Ucla Foundation has awarded $327,877,012 in support to 49 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES

Org PageRecipient Profile

Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE: SCHOLARSHIP & EDUC PGMS

$313,000,181

Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$2,751,434

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$2,000,000

TEEN CANCER CENTER

Org PageRecipient Profile

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$1,887,508

ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$1,400,000

WESTERN DIOCESE OF THE ARMENIAN CHURCH OF NORTH AM

Org PageRecipient Profile

Burbank, CA

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$1,025,000
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The Ucla Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 85 grants that The Ucla Foundation has recieved totaling $2,526,901.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Ronald And Valerie Sugar Family Foundation

New York, NY

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED GENERAL

$620,000
Joseph Drown Foundation

Beverly Hills, CA

PURPOSE: DAVID GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE JDF DEAN'S AWARD IN RESEARCH

$150,000
Joseph Drown Foundation

Beverly Hills, CA

PURPOSE: DAVID GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE JDF DEAN'S AWARD IN RESEARCH

$150,000
Suggs Family Foundation

Thousand Oaks, CA

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

$129,600
Ronald W Burkle Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE: BURKLE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

$110,000
Seeding The Future Foundation

Wilmington, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL & UNRESTRICTED

$100,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$2,613,184,314
Earnings$31,187,867
Admin Expense$17,717,450
Net Contributions$234,664,330
Grants$104,189,753
Ending Balance$2,757,129,308

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