Educational Institutions

Austin Peay State University Foundation

  • Clarksville, TN
  • http://www.apsu.edu/advancement

Mission Statement

The Austin Peay State University Foundation supports the mission of Austin Peay University, which is a comprehensive university committed to raising the educational attainment of the citizenry, developing programs and services that address regional needs, and providing collaborative opportunities that connect university expertise with private and public resources. These endeavors contribute to the intellectual, economic, social, physical, and cultural development of the region.

Main Programs

  1. Endowment Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

Austin Peay State University Foundation provides scholarship support to students across the state of Tennessee, communities in Kentucky and Fort Campbell, Kentucky soldiers and dependents studying at the campus of APSU, the campus at Fort Campbell or those stationed outside of the United States through the on-line programs.

ruling year

1976

Principal Officer since 1998

Self-reported

Mr. James Roy Gregory

Keywords

Self-reported

STEWART MONTGOMERY DAVIDSON HOUSTON CHEATHAM ROBERTSON HUMPHREYS CHRISTIAN RUTHERFORD DICKSON TRIGG TODD APSU, scholarships, financial aid, Candlelight Ball, APSU Foundation

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EIN

62-0961836

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

University or Technological (B43)

University or Technological (B43)

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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Philanthropic gifts are needed to satisfy increased demands that have been placed on higher education in recent years. The Austin Peay State University Foundation has the responsibility of searching for and securing private funds which are vital to the University. Private financial support helps Austin Peay fulfill its mission and realize its full potential. The Foundation welcomes your gifts, which are not only investments in quality education, but in quality of life.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Endowment Program

Provides donors with the opportunity to establish an endowed scholarship in honor or memory of someone. The endowment account is established within the APSU Foundation and interest gained is dispersed to an APSU Scholarship recipient.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Other Named Groups

Budget

$50,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

Austin Peay State University Foundation provides scholarship support to students across the state of Tennessee, communities in Kentucky and Fort Campbell, Kentucky soldiers and dependents studying at the campus of APSU, the campus at Fort Campbell or those stationed outside of the United States through the on-line programs.

Funding Needs

We have a huge need for scholarships and many other areas within the University. The majority of our students are first generation college students.

Accreditations

Affiliations + Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

American Association for Higher Education

American Library Association

Association of Collegiated Business Schools

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Chamber of Commerce

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Tennessee Arts Commission

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Financials

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AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Austin Peay State University Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. James Roy Gregory

BIO

Athletic fundraising - 25 years

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Eunice Washington

Retired

Term: Aug 2011 - Aug 2013

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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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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