Educational Institutions

College at New Paltz Foundation, Inc.

  • New Paltz, NY
  • http://www.newpaltz.edu/foundation

Mission Statement

SUNY New Paltz Foundation works to enrich the quality of academic life at New Paltz by raising private contributions. Gifts to the SUNY New Paltz Foundation enhance the teaching, learning, and discovery that takes place on campus, and allows New Paltz to enrich the cultural, economic and social fabric of the Mid-Hudson region.

Service Areas

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New York

SUNY New Paltz students are drawn predominately from New York's Mid-Hudson Valley to the New York City metropolitan area.

ruling year

1977

Principal Officer since 2001

Self-reported

Ms. Sally J. Cross

Keywords

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college, New Paltz, SUNY New Paltz, college foundation

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EIN

22-2141645

 Number

3882421399

Also Known As

SUNY New Paltz Foundation

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (B11)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Since its founding in1976, the Foundation has raised more than $20 million in gifts of cash, artwork and other goods to support SUNY New Paltz. Gifts to the Foundation help fund:
 
Scholarships
Pasternak trading room in the School of Business
onstruction and operation of an Observatory
Student educational travel including to national and regional academic and professional conferences
A visiting professorship in journalism, a composer-in-residence
Distinguished Speakers
PianoSummer Institute and festival
Major museum exhibitions and exhibition catalogs
Educational seminars, Conferences and speakers on a variety of topics
Theatrical productions
A solar car
Library acquisitions
The annual Business Plan Contest
Support for student professional groups
Campus improvements
Student-faculty research projects and capstones

Programs

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Program 1

The foundation raises funds to provide scholarships for top students, supports faculty research and academic programs and departments, and promotes the college as a cultural hub in the region.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

SUNY New Paltz students are drawn predominately from New York's Mid-Hudson Valley to the New York City metropolitan area.

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Financials

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SUNY NEW PALTZ FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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College at New Paltz Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Sally J. Cross

BIO

Sally J. Cross became the Director of Development and Alumni Relations at SUNY New Paltz, where she serves as Executive Director of the College’s Foundation. In addition to raising money for and managing the assets of the Foundation, the Development Office includes alumni relations and Commencement and Convocation ceremonies. 
Ms. Cross has worked as a development professional and not for profit leader for nearly 25 years. She came to New Paltz in 2001 from Portland State University in Oregon, where she was the development director of the university’s College of Engineering and Computer Science as it embarked on a $90 million dollar capital campaign. Prior to moving into higher education fundraising, she served variously as lobbyist, grassroots organizer, campaign manager and fundraiser for a variety of advocacy organizations and causes, including Oregon Wild and Oregon Taxpayers for Choice.
Prior to that, she worked for a variety of Oregon non-profit organizations. Her non-profit involvement is not limited to the SUNY New Paltz Foundation. Cross also serves as President-elect and founding member of the Mid-Hudson Valley chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and on the boards of the Planned Giving Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, New Paltz Regional Chamber Foundation, and the Ulster County Historical Society. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Columbia University’s Barnard College and her Master’s in Public Administration in non-profit administration from Portland State University.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Noah P. Dorsky

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

Term: July 2009 - June 2012

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