Educational Institutions

University of Northern Colorado Foundation Inc

  • Greeley , CO
  • www.uncfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The University of Northern Colorado Foundation is an independently governed 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to stewarding donors, data, and dollars in support of the University of Northern Colorado.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarships
Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

In 1966 one of Greeley Colorado's most prominent leaders, Judy Farr, recognized the need for enhanced financial support for unmet needs at Colorado State College. In an initiative led by Judy and other alumni and community leaders, the Colorado State College Foundation, now the UNC Foundation, was incorporated as a 501(C)3 for the purpose of promoting the general welfare, development and growth of the University of Northern Colorado.

ruling year

1966

President since 2013

Self-reported

Rodney Esch

Vice President of Operations since 2013

Self-reported

Kristen A Seidel

Keywords

Self-reported

UNC, University, Foundation

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Also Known As

Unc Foundation

EIN

84-6044833

Physical Address

1620 Reservoir Road

Greeley, CO 80631

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Single Organization Support (B11)

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?

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

Scholarships

The Foundation has grown into a significant source of enhanced financial assistance, providing an annual average of more than $6.7M for scholarships, faculty support and program enhancements. With more than 600 scholarship funds and 425 endowed funds, the Foundation joins UNC in a collaborative effort to support the University’s teaching, research and outreach priorities.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

None

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Budget

Charting Impact

Self-reported by organization

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Since inception, the UNC Foundation has accrued nearly 100 million dollars in endowed and current-use assets through fundraising initiatives and investment growth. With cornerstone values of integrity, accuracy, balance and partnership, the Foundation staff strives to achieve the following organizational objectives in support of the University: Every donor will be delighted about giving to UNC; We will be a trusted knowledge center for our stakeholders; Every dollar will be maximized toward its purpose; We will function as a cohesive team devoted to achieving our shared mission.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Not available.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

Colorado

In 1966 one of Greeley Colorado's most prominent leaders, Judy Farr, recognized the need for enhanced financial support for unmet needs at Colorado State College. In an initiative led by Judy and other alumni and community leaders, the Colorado State College Foundation, now the UNC Foundation, was incorporated as a 501(C)3 for the purpose of promoting the general welfare, development and growth of the University of Northern Colorado.

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Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

University of Northern Colorado Foundation Inc

Leadership

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President

Rodney Esch

Vice President of Operations

Kristen A Seidel

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Terri Runyan

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?