The Ucla Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

The Ucla Foundation
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The Ucla Foundation


The Ucla Foundation is a nonprofit focused on education. The Ucla Foundation is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 100% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $356m.

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The Ucla Foundation


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Mission and Work


THE UCLA FOUNDATION is the giving, receiving, and investing arm of the ucla campus. The foundation enables private donors to help build, sustain and advance one of the world's finest academic and research institutions. Private philanthropy provides the margin of excellence that makes ucla stand out and stand above the rest.

Program 1

$322m annual program spend • 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.

Program 2

$25.0m annual program spend • 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.

Program 3

$7.4m annual program spend • 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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Grants made

These are some of the grants The Ucla Foundation has made in recent years to other charities.

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Elton John Aids Foundation

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1 grant(s) totaling $1.2m


Global Nomads Group

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1 grant(s) totaling $134k


Hammer Museum

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3 grant(s) totaling $1.4m


Teen Cancer America

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2 grant(s) totaling $1.6m


New Venture Fund

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1 grant(s) totaling $1.0m


Opportunity 180

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1 grant(s) totaling $950k


Human Rights Watch

New York, NYExposing #HumanRights abuses around the world. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice.
1 grant(s) totaling $200k


Motion Picture and Television Fund

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1 grant(s) totaling $1.6m


Rose Bowl Stadium

Pasadena, CARose Bowl Frontend
3 grant(s) totaling $902k


Ucla Alumni Association

Los Angeles, CAUcla Alumni Association is a nonprofit alumni associations. Founded in 1963, Ucla Alumni Association is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
3 grant(s) totaling $2.2m

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