University of Minnesota Foundation

University of Minnesota Foundation

University of Minnesota Foundation

Date Founded



220 South Sixth Strret,Suite 1225,Minneapolis, MN 55402

Charitable Causes

Education Research & Support

Employees (Worldwide)



Social Interest
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

The University of Minnesota Foundation was established in 1962 by 21 alumni and friends. The Foundation advances the University's mission of teaching, research, and outreach to the community by raising and managing private dollars for scholarships, world-class faculty, leading-edge research, new facilities, and academic programs on all five campuses of the University of Minnesota.

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Executives & Employees

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Interim Chief Financial Officer & Vice President

Senior Director, Planned Giving

Senior Director-Plan Giv

Senior Director


Umfrea Managing Director

Development Initiatives Manager

Executive Vice President (End DEC)


Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at Padilla Speer Beardsley, Inc.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Sit Investment Associates, Inc.

President-Emeritus at University of Minnesota Foundation

Distinguished Alumni
John P. Boelter is now Partner at Mayer Brown LLP
Doug Treff is now Chief Financial Officer at World Vision, Inc.
Roger A. Kerin is now Harold C. Simmons Distinguished Professor of Marketing at Southern Methodist University - Cox School of Business
Paths to University of Minnesota Foundation
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
University of Minnesota Foundation
Advisors & Consultants

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investment Manager

PPA utilizes structured, mathematical and rules-based methods of analysis. They have proprietary models and technology that guide their investment decision-making processes. The firm offers a variety of rules-based, risk-managed investment strategies to address the specific investment objectives of its clients. PPA may invest in a wide range of securities and other financial instruments across various asset classes in pursuing their investment strategies. They serve clients through six categories of offerings: Custom Core, Multi-Asset Solutions, Customized Exposure Management, Centralized Portfolio Management, Systematic Alpha Strategies and Volatility Risk Premium strategies.

Technology Consultant

Blackbaud, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based and on-premises software solutions and related services for the global philanthropic community. It offers solutions for fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM), marketing, advocacy, accounting, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility (CSR), school management, ticketing, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. The company was founded by Anthony E. Bakker in 1981 and is headquartered in Charleston, SC.


Senior Vice President at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.


Vice President at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.


Senior Consulting Vice President at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.



Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $10K
$100K - $250K
$1,000 - $2,499
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Fair Isaac Corporation IT Consulting & Services | San Jose, California

FICO (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include the FICO® Score — the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States — along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world's top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharmaceutical businesses and government agencies rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through Founded in 1956, FICO introduced analytic solutions such as credit scoring that have made credit more widely available, not just in the United States but around the world. We have pioneered the development and application of critical technologies behind decision management. These include predictive analytics, business rules management and optimization. We use these technologies to help businesses improve the precision, consistency and agility of their complex, high–volume decisions.

Amergent, Inc. Market & Policy Research | Peabody, MA

Part of Moore DM Group LLC, Amergent, Inc. is an American company located in Peabody, MA, that provides email, social media, direct mail, data-driven analytics and database solutions for fundraising programs & campaigns. The firm was founded in 1980 by Jim Trebbe. Jack Doyle is currently the CEO of the company. On 05 Jan 21 Moore DM Group LLC acquired Amergent, Inc.The company says this about itself: Amergent, a Moore company, is a leader in mission marketing solutions for nonprofit clients. Amergent has 40 years of experience as direct marketing data consultants, fundraisers and full-service providers working with leading nonprofits including food banks, world-class healthcare institutions, faith-based organizations, advocacy, and conservation organizations. The company is a leading CRM solutions provider with Amergent Portfolio™ Software.

Amcon Construction Co. LLC Engineering, Construction & Architecture | Minnetonka, MN

Amcon Construction Co. LLC is a construction management and contracting firm. It offers construction services, which include contracting, design and build, construction management, and architecture. The firm serves the industrial, medical, office and commercial, public and non-profit, retail and entertainment, multi-family housing and hospitality sectors. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN.

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