Educational Institutions

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION INC

  • Miami, FL
  • give.fiu.edu

Mission Statement

Donations supporting Florida International University, help to support academic programs, scholarships, internships, etc. Gifts that are undesignated may be used to support First Generation Scholarships.

The Florida International University Foundation, Inc. (FIU Foundation) was established in 1969 to encourage, solicit, receive and administer gifts for scientific, educational and charitable purposes for the advancement of Florida International University and its objectives. It is registered by the State of Florida as a charitable organization and is approved by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation has also been certified as a Direct Support Organization (DSO) of Florida International University as defined in Florida Statue 1004.28.

The FIU Foundation is a non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors, whose members play a significant role in the development of the University as a major educational, cultural and economic resource. Through the involvement of the Directors and their contribution of time, leadership and financial resources, the mission of the University is advanced.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1

ruling year

1969

CEO, Florida International University Foundation, Inc.

Self-reported

Mr. Howard R. Lipman

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Also Known As

FIU Foundation

EIN

23-7047106

 Number

2464512030

Physical Address

11200 SW 8th Street Modesto A. Maidique Campus - MARC 5th Floor

Miami, FL 33199

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (B05)

Alumni Associations (B84)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Main Programs

  1. Program 1
    SCHOLARSHIPS ARE GRANTED AND AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY FINANCIAL AID OFFICE BASED ON NEEDS TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE ACADEMIC POTENTIAL, SPECIAL SKILLS OR ARE MINORITY STUDENTS

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Financials

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FLORIDA INT'L UNIV 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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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION INC

Leadership

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CEO, Florida International University Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Howard R. Lipman

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Thomas Cornish

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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