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TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Mission Statement
THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") SEES ITSELF AS HAVING A PUBLIC SERVICE MISSION. IN SUCH REGARD, THE UNIVERSITY AIMS TO PROVIDE A RICH AND DIVERSE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ITS STUDENTS; TO PIONEER RESEARCH THAT PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF CURRENT HUMAN KNOWLEDGE; AND TO PROVIDE THE MOST CURRENT AND HIGHEST QUALITY PATIENT CARE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM.

Formed 1740. The IRS granted this nonprofit coporation 501(c) status in October of 1940. Its accounting period ends in June.

This nonprofit coporation is categorized as University or Technological Institute. (NTEE Code: B430)

Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)

Contributions are tax deductible.

Foundation Type: School

Principal Officer: STEPHEN GOLDING

Tax Returns for Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Form 990 2014 Full Details

Tax Year: 2014 (2014-07-01 - 2015-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,246,588,000

Investment Income: $827,057,000

Other Revenue: $36,593,835


Total Revenue
$6,294,043,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $391,688,858

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,986,091,000

Other Expenses: $1,986,643,098


Total Expenses
$5,365,056,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $12,016,985,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $928,987,000

Total Liabilities $4,728,781,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$12,502,074,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $2,092,506,345
Revenue: $2,491,974,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S FOUR HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, THE PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,893 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS 84,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 2.8 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 179,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND MORE THAN 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. PENN MEDICINE'S LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER, WHICH OPERATES AROUND THE CLOCK TO CARE FOR PATIENTS WHO'VE BEEN CRITICALLY INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENTS, FALLS, AND THROUGH BLUNT AND PENETRATING TRAUMAS, IS NOW LOCATED AT PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER. THE CENTER CARES FOR MORE THAN 2,100 PATIENTS ANNUALLY, SEVERAL HUNDRED OF WHOM ARE TRANSFERRED FROM OTHER HOSPITALS VIA THE FLEET OF PENNSTAR MEDICAL HELICOPTERS AND GROUND AMBULANCES. BOTH HUP AND PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER ALSO CARE FOR A LARGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS WHO ARE TRANSFERRED HERE WITH TIME-SENSITIVE CARDIAC AND SURGICAL EMERGENCIES. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM (UPHS) (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. UPHS ESTIMATED PROVIDING CARE TO CHARITY PATIENTS TOTALING $7,077,000 AND $10,680,000 DURING FISCAL YEAR 2015 AND FISCAL YEAR 2014, RESPECTIVELY, FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO CHARITY PATIENTS. THE ESTIMATED COSTS OF PROVIDING CHARITY SERVICES ARE BASED ON DATA DERIVED FROM A COMBINATION OF THE UPHS' COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AND THE RATIO OF COSTS TO CHARGES. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $128,846,000 AND $120,414,000 IN FISCAL YEARS 2015 AND 2014, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE, IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECENTLY COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO IDENTIFY THE MOST PRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SERVICE AREA AND DETERMINE HOW BEST TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. BELOW ARE SOME EXPANDED PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS FOR JUST A SMALL NUMBER OF THE MANY COMMUNITY CARE INITIATIVES UNDERWAY AT PENN MEDICINE: -COMMUNITY MEDICINE ROTATION: PENN FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS PARTICIPATE IN A COMMUNITY MEDICINE ROTATION IN FOUR-WEEK BLOCKS IN THEIR SECOND AND THIRD YEARS. COMPONENTS INCLUDE SERVICE AT UNITED COMMUNITY CLINICS, WHICH SERVES LOW-INCOME PATIENTS FROM OUR WEST PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY; UNITY CLINIC, WHICH PROVIDES SERVICE TO A SOUTHEAST ASIAN IMMIGRANT POPULATION; PREVENTION POINT PHILADELPHIA STREETSIDE HEALTH PROJECT, WHICH PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS STRUGGLING WITH HOMELESSNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE; TWO FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS (HADDINGTON HEALTH SERVICES AND FAMILY PRACTICE AND COUNSELING NETWORK), WHICH PROVIDE CARE WITHIN THE PHILADELPHIA HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET; MAZZONI CENTER, WHICH TARGETS THE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITIES; HEALTH PROMOTION SESSIONS IN LOCAL NURSING HOMES AND ADULT DAY-CARE FACILITIES; A HOME VISITATION PROGRAM; AND SESSIONS WITH THE PHILADELPHIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S FOOD SAFETY INSPECTION SERVICES. -PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL'S WOMEN & CHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICES (WCHS) AND LATINA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (LCHS): WCHS IS A NON-PROFIT AMBULATORY HEALTHCARE FACILITY SPECIALIZING IN THE PROVISION OF OBSTETRICAL, GYNECOLOGIC AND FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES. SINCE ITS INCEPTION 30 YEARS AGO, WCHS HAS PROVIDED QUALITY MEDICAL CARE TO ALL PATIENTS, REGARDLESS OF THEIR ABILITY TO PAY. LATINA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES WAS DEVELOPED IN 2008 AND SERVES HISPANIC, UNDOCUMENTED WOMEN THROUGH ONGOING AND HIGH-RISK OBSTETRIC AND GYNECOLOGIC CARE, PRENATAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTING (ULTRASOUND, BIOPHYSICAL PROFILES, NON-STRESS TESTS), LABORATORY TESTING, CONTRACEPTIVES, CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING, AND MEDICATIONS TO TREAT STDS. NEIGHBORHOOD-BASED BILINGUAL LAY HEALTH PROMOTERS TRAINED BY PENN NURSE COORDINATORS ALSO TEACH COMMUNITY MEMBERS ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION AND SCHEDULE PARTICIPANTS FOR PAP SCREENINGS. -PUENTES DE SALUD/BRIDGES OF HEALTH, A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION VOLUNTARILY STAFFED BY PENN MEDICINE DOCTORS, NURSES, AND MEDICAL STUDENTS, PROVIDES LOW-COST PRIMARY CARE TO UNDOCUMENTED AND UNINSURED LATINO IMMIGRANTS. IT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2002 BY A PENN EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN WHO OVERSEES THE PROGRAM ON A VOLUNTEER BASIS. PUENTES HAS GROWN TO INCLUDE SERVICES BY STUDENTS FROM PENN'S SCHOOLS OF SOCIAL POLICY & PRACTICE, LAW, AND DENTAL MEDICINE - AS WELL AS STUDENTS FROM OTHER AREA UNIVERSITIES AND HOSPITALS. TRAINED PROMOTORAS DE SALUD/HEALTH PROMOTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY ESCORT PATIENTS TO THEIR VISITS AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THEIR HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT PLANS. MORE RECENTLY, THE ORGANIZATION EXPANDED TO INCLUDE PUENTES HACIA EL FUTURO, AN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, WHICH NOW INCLUDES MORE THAN 100 VOLUNTEER TUTORS FROM PENN AND AREA COLLEGES. -THE PENN ASIAN HEALTH INITIATIVES (PAHI) IS STAFFED BY PENN MEDICINE FACULTY, FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS, AND MEDICAL STUDENTS FROM THE ASIAN AND PACIFIC AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION. PAHI IS BASED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. IT PROVIDES PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INCLUDING TESTING, TREATMENT, AND EDUCATION, TO LOW-INCOME ASIAN IMMIGRANTS, MOSTLY NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING INDONESIAN AND VIETNAMESE PATIENTS. THE PROGRAM'S ASIAN PHYSICIANS ALSO MENTOR PENN'S ASIAN MEDICAL STUDENTS, UNDERGRADUATES, AND PUBLIC-HEALTH GRADUATE STUDENTS. -IMPACT IS A PEER-SUPPORT PROGRAM THAT TRAINS AREA RESIDENTS TO BECOME COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS, WHO IN TURN HELP LOW-INCOME PATIENTS MAINTAIN THEIR HEALTH AND STAY OUT OF THE HOSPITAL. THE WORKERS HELP PATIENTS SCHEDULE DOCTORS' APPOINTMENTS AND TESTS, OBTAIN MEDICATIONS AND ADHERE TO TAKING THEM, AND FIND CHILD CARE, TRANSPORTATION, AND SHELTER. IMPACT'S PHILOSOPHY IS THAT COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS, THROUGH COMMON LANGUAGE, ETHNIC, AND GEOGRAPHIC BACKGROUNDS, CAN HELP KEEP PATIENTS HEALTHY BY REDUCING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BREAKDOWNS IN COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PATIENTS AND CARE PROVIDERS. THE PROGRAM HAS TWO COMPONENTS, ONE FOR DISCHARGED INPATIENTS AND ONE FOR OUTPATIENTS. -CUT HYPERTENSION IS A PROGRAM FOUNDED IN 2010 AND OPERATED BY PENN MEDICAL STUDENTS

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $1,063,766 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $1,063,766

Explanations and Supplemental Information

SCHEDULE C, PART II-B, LINE 1(G) DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Send agents to seminar $25,284
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Conduct board meetings $2,538
Central America and the Caribbean 0 5 Fundraising $34,773
Central America and the Caribbean 0 18 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $83,661
Central America and the Caribbean 0 9 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $101,682
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $40,004
Central America and the Caribbean 0 17 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $489,452
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $8,551
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $3,153
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $2,178,803,308
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Grantmaking $14,532
East Asia and the Pacific 0 88 Send agents to seminar $578,417
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Conduct board meetings $24,577
East Asia and the Pacific 0 174 Fundraising $1,395,847
East Asia and the Pacific 0 10 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $5,000
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $4,301
East Asia and the Pacific 1 51 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,294,839
East Asia and the Pacific 0 44 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $572,186
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $1,281,505
East Asia and the Pacific 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $37,520
East Asia and the Pacific 0 5 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,420,940
East Asia and the Pacific 2 22 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $1,311,935
East Asia and the Pacific 0 17 Program Services (RECRUITING) $238,618
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $220,562,756
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 206 Send agents to seminar $1,592,668
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 2 Conduct board meetings $23,659
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 54 Fundraising $1,487,570
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Grantmaking $495,951
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 32 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $34,165
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $6,168
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 270 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,158,270
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 2 122 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $2,948,384
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $609,114
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $678,717
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 1 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $4,764,669
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 17 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $260,568
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 5 Program Services (RECRUITING) $94,158
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $176,000,468
Middle East and North Africa 0 8 Send agents to seminar $96,167
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Fundraising $42,336
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Grantmaking $144,375
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $43,126
Middle East and North Africa 0 54 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $524,771
Middle East and North Africa 1 136 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $187,375
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $145,207
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $13,674
Middle East and North Africa 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $325,592
Middle East and North Africa 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $89,606
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $46,902
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $117,650
North America 0 87 Send agents to seminar $357,360
North America 0 1 Conduct board meetings $822
North America 0 0 Fundraising $44,023
North America 0 0 Grantmaking $33,000
North America 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $2,267
North America 0 69 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $415,825
North America 0 35 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $322,782
North America 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $343,045
North America 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $5,946
North America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $38,170
North America 0 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $39,854
North America 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $26,923
North America 0 0 Investments $231,069,807
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 6 Send agents to seminar $16,269
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Grantmaking $12,000
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 17 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $155,975
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 5 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $82,244
Russia and the Newly Independent States 1 32 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $68,445
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $40,080
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $196,298
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $16,581
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $3,634
South America 0 23 Send agents to seminar $134,789
South America 0 0 Conduct board meetings $2,912
South America 0 11 Fundraising $80,298
South America 0 10 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $812,668
South America 0 14 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $271,573
South America 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $567,938
South America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $62,482
South America 0 5 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,244,167
South America 0 7 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $82,286
South America 0 43 Program Services (RECRUITING) $42,079
South Asia 0 17 Send agents to seminar $41,685
South Asia 0 35 Conduct board meetings $8,440
South Asia 0 2 Fundraising $135,542
South Asia 0 0 Grantmaking $10,000
South Asia 0 20 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $644,139
South Asia 0 3 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $42,945
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $134,723
South Asia 0 2 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $102,210
South Asia 0 8 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $369,558
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $20,504
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $38,120
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 4 Send agents to seminar $80,884
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Fundraising $1,292
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 15 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $219,427
Sub-Saharan Africa 6 34 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $3,213,531
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $12,585
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $11,634
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 15 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $702,206
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 24 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $34,300
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $20,191
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $28,502,513
Totals: 14 1932 $2,873,205,660

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Organizations Outside the U.S.

Region Purpose Disbursement Method Grant Amount
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO AT ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION'S SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE IN LONDON WIRE $84,196
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CITY PLANNING 701 TRAVELING STUDIO SPRING 2014 CREDIT CARD $12,661
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) SUB-AWARD FOR UR PROJECT WIRE $277,565
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) SUMMER PROGRAM WIRE $34,456
Total: $408,878

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
East Asia and the Pacific AWARD 2 CHECK $14,532
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) AWARD 2 WIRE $80,742
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PRIZE 1 CHECK $6,331
Middle East and North Africa AWARD 1 WIRE $118,000
Middle East and North Africa LOAN FORGIVENESS 1 WIRE $5,000
Middle East and North Africa PRIZE 1 OTHER $21,375
North America AWARD 4 CHECK $33,000
Russia and the Newly Independent States AWARD 2 CHECK $12,000
South Asia AWARD 1 CHECK $10,000
Total: $300,980

3 of the receipt organizations are recognized as charities by the foreign country, recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS, or has provided a section 501(c)(3) equivalency letter. 1 are noncharitable organizations.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an interest in a foreign trust during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“PUBLICATION OF RACIALLY NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES. --------------------”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization recieves financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“DESCRIPTION OF FINANCIAL AID/ASSISTANCE FROM GOV'T AGENCY THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY AlSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2014 Full Details

Tax Year: 2014 (2014-07-01 - 2015-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,246,588,000

Investment Income: $827,057,000

Other Revenue: $36,593,835


Total Revenue
$6,294,043,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $391,688,858

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,986,091,000

Other Expenses: $1,986,643,098


Total Expenses
$5,365,056,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $12,016,985,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $928,987,000

Total Liabilities $4,728,781,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$12,502,074,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $1,196,121,403 including grants of $311,647,000
Revenue: $1,045,951,041

RESEARCH-ONE MEASURE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC STUDIES CONDUCTED AT PENN IS THE NUMEROUS PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS THAT HAVE BEEN CONFERRED ON PENN FACULTY. THE FACULTY, ACTIVE AND EMERITI, INCLUDES 80 MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, 86 MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE, 332 MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 24 MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, 169 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWS, AND 11 MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING. OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES, PENN HAS BEEN HOME TO EIGHT MACARTHUR AWARD RECIPIENTS, FIVE NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE RECIPIENTS, FOUR NOBEL PRIZE RECIPIENTS, AND FIVE PULITZER PRIZE RECIPIENTS ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 24 MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, 169 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWS, AND 11 MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING. OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES, PENN HAS BEEN HOME TO EIGHT MACARTHUR AWARD RECIPIENTS, FIVE NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE RECIPIENTS, FOUR NOBEL PRIZE RECIPIENTS, AND FIVE PULITZER PRIZE RECIPIENTS

Expenses: $1,196,121,403 including grants of $311,647,000
Revenue: $1,045,951,041

THE MISSION OF SERVING THE PUBLIC IS EXEMPLIFIED BY NUMEROUS PROGRAMS AT PENN. FOR 15 YEARS, THE SCHOOL OF NURSING'S LIFE PROGRAM HAS PROVIDED NURSING, MEDICAL, AND REHABILITATIVE CARE THAT ENABLES MORE THAN 350 LOCAL SENIORS TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY. THE SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE STUDENTS ROUTINELY TAKE COMPANION DOGS TO VISIT GUESTS AT THE PHILADELPHIA RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE TO COMFORT SICK CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT AT WEST PHILADELPHIA AREA HOSPITALS. THROUGH ITS CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, AND THE ANNENBERG CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, PENN OFFERS CULTURAL ENRICHMENT AND EDUCATION TO THE ENTIRE REGION, WITH EXHIBITS, PROGRAMS, AND EVENTS THAT SPAN THE ENTIRE RANGE OF HUMAN HISTORY AND EVENTS. INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS SUCH AS THE PENN MUSEUM'S UNPACKING THE PAST OFFER PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE THE CULTURAL AMENITIES AT PENN TO ENHANCE THEIR CURRICULUM FOR FREE. PENN HAS CALLED WEST PHILADELPHIA HOME SINCE 1874. PENN IS COMMITTED TO MAKING WEST PHILADELPHIA A MORE ATTRACTIVE PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK BY PURCHASING GOODS AND SERVICES FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES, HIRING LOCAL RESIDENTS, AND ENCOURAGING FACULTY AND STAFF TO RELOCATE TO THE AREA. THE INITIATIVES HAVE ENCOURAGED RETAIL DEVELOPMENT, IMPROVED SAFETY AND SECURITY, IMPROVED PUBLIC EDUCATION THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH EXISTING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND AN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT IN A PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEAR THE CAMPUS. PENN'S ACADEMIC PHILOSOPHY EMPHASIZES SERVICE AS ESSENTIAL TO LEARNING. PENN'S NETTER CENTER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE IS A MODEL OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND HAS HELPED DEVELOP UNIVERSITY-ASSISTED COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, WHERE PENN STUDENTS AND FACULTY PROVIDE INSTRUCTION, SUPPORT, AND PARTNERSHIP TO LOCAL SCHOOLS BY EDUCATING, EMPOWERING, AND SERVING MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED. AT THE SAME TIME, BY WORKING WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO CREATE AND SUSTAIN UNIVERSITY-ASSISTED COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, PENN ADVANCES ITS TEACHING, RESEARCH, AND SERVICE MISSIONS AND THE CIVIC DEVELOPMENT OF ITS STUDENTS. LAST YEAR ALONE, THE NETTER CENTER INVOLVED MORE THAN 125 STUDENT VOLUNTEERS, 100 INTERNS, AND 400 WORK-STUDY STUDENTS IN SERVICE TO MORE THAN 4,000 K-12 YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE NETTER CENTER WAS CREDITED WITH VISIBLE IMPROVEMENTS IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE, ATTENDANCE, AND STUDENT AND PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT AT THE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. APPROXIMATELY 13,000 UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF PARTICIPATE IN MORE THAN 300 PENN VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS, AS WELL AS THE MORE THAN 60 ACADEMICALLY BASED COMMUNITY SERVICE COURSES THAT PENN OFFERS EACH YEAR. COMMUNITY SERVICE AT PENN IS ALSO COORDINATED BY CIVIC HOUSE (STUDENT VOLUNTEERISM AND ADVOCACY), FOX LEADERSHIP, AND PENN VIPS (VOLUNTEERS IN PUBLIC SERVICE - FACULTY AND STAFF VOLUNTEERS), WHICH IS A PART OF THE NETTER CENTER. IN 2007, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S PRESIDENT AMY GUTMANN SIGNED THE AMERICAN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS' CLIMATE COMMITMENT (ACUPCC). THIS PLEDGE COMMITTED PENN TO DEVELOPING PLANS FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS OF EMISSIONS OF CLIMATE-ALTERING GREENHOUSE GASES. HTTP://WWW.UPENN.EDU/SUSTAINABILITY/ PENN IS ENGAGING LOCALLY, NATIONALLY, AND GLOBALLY TO BRING THE BENEFITS OF PENN'S RESEARCH, TEACHING, AND SERVICE TO INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD BY IMPLEMENTING THE PENN CONNECTS 2.0 CAMPUS PLAN TO CREATE THE MOST INNOVATIVE, SUSTAINABLE, AND BEAUTIFUL URBAN CAMPUS WITH VIBRANT LIVING AND LEARNING SPACES AND POSITIVE IMPACT FOR COMMUNITY. HTTP://WWW.PENNCONNECTS.UPENN.EDU/ PENN IS USING ITS CONSIDERABLE PURCHASING AND CONSTRUCTION CAPACITY, AS WELL AS ITS ACADEMIC EXPERTISE, TO ENCOURAGE LOCAL BUSINESS GROWTH, EMPOWER DIVERSITY, AND WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS. EACH DAY PENN IS STRENGTHENING THE LOCAL ECONOMY BY CONTRIBUTING $10.8 BILLION, OR $30 MILLION PER DAY, TO THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ACCORDING TO THE 2015 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT. HTTP://WWW.EVP.UPENN.EDU/PDF/PENNECONOMICIMPACT_ SLIDESHOW.PDF

Expenses: $1,196,121,403 including grants of $311,647,000
Revenue: $1,045,951,041

PATIENT CARE- THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S FOUR HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, THE PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,893 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS 84,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 2.8 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 179,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND MORE THAN 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. PENN MEDICINE'S LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER, WHICH OPERATES AROUND THE CLOCK TO CARE FOR PATIENTS WHO'VE BEEN CRITICALLY INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENTS, FALLS, AND THROUGH BLUNT AND PENETRATING TRAUMAS, IS NOW LOCATED AT PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER. THE CENTER CARES FOR MORE THAN 2,100 PATIENTS ANNUALLY, SEVERAL HUNDRED OF WHOM ARE TRANSFERRED FROM OTHER HOSPITALS VIA THE FLEET OF PENNSTAR MEDICAL HELICOPTERS AND GROUND AMBULANCES. BOTH HUP AND PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER ALSO CARE FOR A LARGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS WHO ARE TRANSFERRED HERE WITH TIME-SENSITIVE CARDIAC AND SURGICAL EMERGENCIES. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM (UPHS) (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE, IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECENTLY COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO IDENTIFY THE MOST PRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SERVICE AREA AND DETERMINE HOW BEST TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences (SEND AGENTS TO SEMINAR) $25,284
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Conducting Board Meetings $2,538
Central America and the Caribbean 0 5 Fundraising $34,773
Central America and the Caribbean 0 18 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $83,661
Central America and the Caribbean 0 9 Fundraising (FIELD RESEARCH) $101,682
Central America and the Caribbean 0 17 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $489,452
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $40,004
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $8,551
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $3,153
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $2,178,803,308
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Grantmaking $14,532
East Asia and the Pacific 0 88 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $578,417
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Conducting Board Meetings $24,577
East Asia and the Pacific 0 174 Fundraising $1,395,847
East Asia and the Pacific 0 10 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $5,000
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $4,301
East Asia and the Pacific 1 51 Program Services (EDUCATION AND TRAINING) $2,294,839
East Asia and the Pacific 0 44 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $572,186
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (RESEARC) $1,281,505
East Asia and the Pacific 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $37,520
East Asia and the Pacific 0 5 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,420,940
East Asia and the Pacific 2 22 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $1,311,935
East Asia and the Pacific 0 17 Program Services (RECRUITING) $238,618
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $220,562,756
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 206 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $1,592,668
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 2 Conducting Board Meetings $23,659
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 54 Fundraising $1,487,570
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Grantmaking $495,951
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 32 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $34,165
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $6,168
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 270 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,158,270
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 2 122 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $2,948,384
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $609,114
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $678,717
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 1 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $4,764,669
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 17 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $260,568
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 5 Program Services (RECRUITING) $94,158
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $176,000,468
Middle East and North Africa 0 8 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $96,167
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Fundraising $42,336
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Grantmaking $144,375
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $43,126
Middle East and North Africa 0 54 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $524,771
Middle East and North Africa 1 136 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $187,375
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $145,207
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $13,674
Middle East and North Africa 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $325,592
Middle East and North Africa 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $89,606
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $46,902
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $117,650
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 87 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $357,360
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 1 Conducting Board Meetings $822
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Fundraising $44,023
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Grantmaking $33,000
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Program Services (ROYALTIES) $2,267
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 69 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $415,825
Russia and the newly independent States 0 35 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $322,782
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $343,045
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $5,946
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $38,170
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $39,854
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Investments $231,069,807
Russia and the newly independent States 0 6 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $16,269
Russia and the newly independent States 0 0 Grantmaking $12,000
Russia and the newly independent States 0 17 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $155,975
Russia and the newly independent States 0 5 Program Services (82,244) $82,244
Russia and the newly independent States 1 32 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $68,445
Russia and the newly independent States 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $40,080
Russia and the newly independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $196,298
Russia and the newly independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $16,581
Russia and the newly independent States 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $3,634
South America 0 23 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $134,789
South America 0 0 Conducting Board Meetings $2,912
South America 0 11 Fundraising $80,298
South America 0 10 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $812,668
South America 0 14 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $271,573
South America 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $567,938
South America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $62,482
South America 0 5 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,244,167
South America 0 7 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $82,286
South America 0 43 Program Services (RECRUITING) $42,079
South Asia 0 17 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $41,685
South Asia 0 2 Conducting Board Meetings $8,440
South Asia 0 2 Fundraising $135,542
South Asia 0 0 Grantmaking $10,000
South Asia 0 20 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $644,139
South Asia 0 3 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $42,945
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (research) $134,723
South Asia 0 2 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $102,210
South Asia 0 8 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $369,558
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $20,504
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $38,120
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 4 Speaking at Seminars or Conferences $80,884
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Fundraising $1,292
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 15 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $219,427
Sub-Saharan Africa 6 34 Program Services $3,213,531
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RESEARCH) $12,585
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $11,634
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 15 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $702,206
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 24 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $34,300
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $20,191
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $28,502,513
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) 0 0 Program Services (recruiting) $26,923
Totals: 14 1899 $2,873,205,660

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Organizations Outside the U.S.

Region Purpose Disbursement Method Grant Amount
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) ARCHITECT DESIGN WIRE $84,196
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) CITY PLANNING CREDIT CARD $12,661
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) UR PROJECT SUBAWARD WIRE $277,565
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $34,456
Total: $408,878

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
East Asia and the Pacific award 2 check $14,532
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) AWARD 2 WIRE $80,742
Europe (including Iceland and Greenland) PRIZE 1 CHECK $6,331
Middle East and North Africa AWARD 1 WIRE $118,000
Middle East and North Africa LOAN FORGIVENESS 1 WIRE $5,000
Middle East and North Africa PRIZE 1 OTHER $21,375
North America (including Canada and Mexico, but not the United States) AWARD 4 CHECK $33,000
Russia and the newly independent States AWARD 2 CHECK $12,000
South Asia AWARD 1 CHECK $10,000
Total: $300,980

4 of the receipt organizations are recognized as charities by the foreign country, recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS, or has provided a section 501(c)(3) equivalency letter. 4 are noncharitable organizations.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an interest in a foreign trust during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES.”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization recieves financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“DESCRIPTION OF FINANCIAL AID/ASSISTANCE FROM GOV'T AGENCY THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY ALSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2013 Full Details

Tax Year: 2013 (2013-07-01 - 2014-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,311,611,000

Investment Income: $678,919,000

Other Revenue: $25,687,795


Total Revenue
$6,000,839,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $386,622,822

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,869,301,000

Other Expenses: $1,934,852,178


Total Expenses
$5,191,443,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $10,507,076,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $809,396,000

Total Liabilities $4,381,263,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$12,016,985,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

This organization undertook significiant program services during the year which were not listed prior.

Expenses: $1,986,119,266
Revenue: $2,369,314,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S FOUR HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, THE PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,893 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS 84,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 2.8 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 179,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND MORE THAN 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. PENN MEDICINE'S LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER, WHICH OPERATES AROUND THE CLOCK TO CARE FOR PATIENTS WHO HAVE BEEN CRITICALLY INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENTS, FALLS, AND THROUGH BLUNT AND PENETRATING TRAUMAS, IS NOW LOCATED AT PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER. THE CENTER CARES FOR MORE THAN 2,100 PATIENTS ANNUALLY, SEVERAL HUNDRED OF WHOM ARE TRANSFERRED FROM OTHER HOSPITALS VIA THE FLEET OF PENNSTAR MEDICAL HELICOPTERS AND GROUND AMBULANCES. BOTH HUP AND PENN PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER ALSO CARE FOR A LARGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS WHO ARE TRANSFERRED HERE WITH TIME-SENSITIVE CARDIAC AND SURGICAL EMERGENCIES. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM (UPHS) (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. UPHS ESTIMATED PROVIDING CARE TO CHARITY PATIENTS TOTALING $10,680,000 AND $8,530,000 DURING FISCAL YEAR 2014 AND FISCAL YEAR 2013, RESPECTIVELY, FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO CHARITY PATIENTS. THE ESTIMATED COSTS OF PROVIDING CHARITY SERVICES ARE BASED ON DATA DERIVED FROM A COMBINATION OF THE UPHS' COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AND THE RATIO OF COSTS TO CHARGES. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $120,414,000 AND $111,179,000 IN FISCAL YEARS 2014 AND 2013, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE, IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECENTLY COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO IDENTIFY THE MOST PRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SERVICE AREA AND DETERMINE HOW BEST TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. BELOW ARE SOME EXPANDED PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS FOR JUST A SMALL NUMBER OF THE MANY COMMUNITY CARE INITIATIVES UNDERWAY AT PENN MEDICINE: -COMMUNITY MEDICINE ROTATION: PENN FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS PARTICIPATE IN A COMMUNITY MEDICINE ROTATION IN FOUR-WEEK BLOCKS IN THEIR SECOND AND THIRD YEARS. COMPONENTS INCLUDE SERVICE AT UNITED COMMUNITY CLINICS, WHICH SERVES LOW-INCOME PATIENTS FROM OUR WEST PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY; UNITY CLINIC, WHICH PROVIDES SERVICE TO A SOUTHEAST ASIAN IMMIGRANT POPULATION; PREVENTION POINT PHILADELPHIA STREETSIDE HEALTH PROJECT, WHICH PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS STRUGGLING WITH HOMELESSNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE; TWO FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS (HADDINGTON HEALTH SERVICES AND FAMILY PRACTICE AND COUNSELING NETWORK), WHICH PROVIDE CARE WITHIN THE PHILADELPHIA HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET; MAZZONI CENTER, WHICH TARGETS THE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITIES; HEALTH PROMOTION SESSIONS IN LOCAL NURSING HOMES AND ADULT DAY-CARE FACILITIES; A HOME VISITATION PROGRAM; AND SESSIONS WITH THE PHILADELPHIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S FOOD SAFETY INSPECTION SERVICES. -PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL'S WOMEN & CHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICES (WCHS) AND LATINA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (LCHS): WCHS IS A NON-PROFIT AMBULATORY HEALTHCARE FACILITY SPECIALIZING IN THE PROVISION OF OBSTETRICAL, GYNECOLOGIC AND FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES. SINCE ITS INCEPTION 30 YEARS AGO, WCHS HAS PROVIDED QUALITY MEDICAL CARE TO ALL PATIENTS, REGARDLESS OF THEIR ABILITY TO PAY. LATINA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES WAS DEVELOPED IN 2008 AND SERVES HISPANIC, UNDOCUMENTED WOMEN THROUGH ONGOING AND HIGH-RISK OBSTETRIC AND GYNECOLOGIC CARE, PRENATAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTING (ULTRASOUND, BIOPHYSICAL PROFILES, NON-STRESS TESTS), LABORATORY TESTING, CONTRACEPTIVES, CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING, AND MEDICATIONS TO TREAT STDS. NEIGHBORHOOD-BASED BILINGUAL LAY HEALTH PROMOTERS TRAINED BY PENN NURSE COORDINATORS ALSO TEACH COMMUNITY MEMBERS ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION AND SCHEDULE PARTICIPANTS FOR PAP SCREENINGS. -PUENTES DE SALUD/BRIDGES OF HEALTH, A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION VOLUNTARILY STAFFED BY PENN MEDICINE DOCTORS, NURSES, AND MEDICAL STUDENTS, PROVIDES LOW-COST PRIMARY CARE TO UNDOCUMENTED AND UNINSURED LATINO IMMIGRANTS. IT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2002 BY A PENN EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN WHO OVERSEES THE PROGRAM ON A VOLUNTEER BASIS. PUENTES HAS GROWN TO INCLUDE SERVICES BY STUDENTS FROM PENN'S SCHOOLS OF SOCIAL POLICY & PRACTICE, LAW, AND DENTAL MEDICINE -- AS WELL AS STUDENTS FROM OTHER AREA UNIVERSITIES AND HOSPITALS. TRAINED PROMOTORAS DE SALUD/HEALTH PROMOTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY ESCORT PATIENTS TO THEIR VISITS AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THEIR HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT PLANS. MORE RECENTLY, THE ORGANIZATION EXPANDED TO INCLUDE PUENTES HACIA EL FUTURO, AN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, WHICH NOW INCLUDES MORE THAN 100 VOLUNTEER TUTORS FROM PENN AND AREA COLLEGES. -THE PENN ASIAN HEALTH INITIATIVES (PAHI) IS STAFFED BY PENN MEDICINE FACULTY, FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS, AND MEDICAL STUDENTS FROM THE ASIAN AND PACIFIC AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION. PAHI IS BASED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. IT PROVIDES PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INCLUDING TESTING, TREATMENT, AND EDUCATION, TO LOW-INCOME ASIAN IMMIGRANTS, MOSTLY NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING INDONESIAN AND VIETNAMESE PATIENTS. THE PROGRAM'S ASIAN PHYSICIANS ALSO MENTOR PENN'S ASIAN MEDICAL STUDENTS, UNDERGRADUATES, AND PUBLIC-HEALTH GRADUATE STUDENTS. -IMPACT IS A PEER-SUPPORT PROGRAM THAT TRAINS AREA RESIDENTS TO BECOME COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS, WHO IN TURN HELP LOW-INCOME PATIENTS MAINTAIN THEIR HEALTH AND STAY OUT OF THE HOSPITAL. THE WORKERS HELP PATIENTS SCHEDULE DOCTORS' APPOINTMENTS AND TESTS, OBTAIN MEDICATIONS AND ADHERE TO TAKING THEM, AND FIND CHILD CARE, TRANSPORTATION, AND SHELTER. IMPACT'S PHILOSOPHY IS THAT COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS, THROUGH COMMON LANGUAGE, ETHNIC, AND GEOGRAPHIC BACKGROUNDS, CAN HELP KEEP PATIENTS HEALTHY BY REDUCING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BREAKDOWNS IN COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PATIENTS AND CARE PROVIDERS. THE PROGRAM HAS TWO COMPONENTS, ONE FOR DISCHARGED INPATIENTS AND ONE FOR OUTPATIENTS. -CUT HYPERTENSION IS A PROGRAM FOUNDED IN 2010 AND OPERATED BY PENN MEDICAL STUDE

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $1,181,004 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $1,181,004

Explanations and Supplemental Information

DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES- SCHEDULE C, PART II-B THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 9 Send agents to seminar $83,261
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Conduct board meetings $7,935
Central America and the Caribbean 0 5 Fundraising $50,669
Central America and the Caribbean 0 43 Program Services (education & training) $168,197
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Program Services (field research) $11,329
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (social research) $17,242
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/education) $27,356
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $14,544
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (recruiting) $3,634
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $1,262,901,209
East Asia and the Pacific 0 227 Send agents to seminar $1,328,499
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Conduct board meetings $24,689
East Asia and the Pacific 0 27 Fundraising $935,101
East Asia and the Pacific 0 3 Program Services (clinical trials) $3,653
East Asia and the Pacific 0 49 Program Services (education & training) $2,413,741
East Asia and the Pacific 0 44 Program Services (field research) $625,481
East Asia and the Pacific 0 17 Program Services (social research) $54,034
East Asia and the Pacific 1 8 Program Services (study abroad/education) $1,284,143
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $141,828
East Asia and the Pacific 0 19 Program Services (recruiting) $378,056
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $179,146,491
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 432 Send agents to seminar $2,227,713
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 1 Conduct board meetings $74,513
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 61 Fundraising $1,448,994
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 3 Program Services (clinical trials) $14,042
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 52 Program Services (education & training) $2,568,972
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 246 Program Services (field research) $3,327,816
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 6 Program Services (social research) $799,102
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 1 17 Program Services (study abroad/education) $4,631,631
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 5 Program Services (study abroad/research) $159,020
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 7 Program Services (recruiting) $86,889
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $126,965,451
Middle East and North Africa 0 8 Send agents to seminar $67,768
Middle East and North Africa 0 3 Fundraising $33,933
Middle East and North Africa 0 12 Program Services (education & training) $506,230
Middle East and North Africa 1 12 Program Services (field research) $103,945
Middle East and North Africa 0 10 Program Services (social research) $42,966
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Program Services (study abroad/education) $309,167
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $178,274
Middle East and North Africa 0 71 Program Services (recruiting) $39,032
North America 0 142 Send agents to seminar $280,826
North America 0 0 Conduct board meetings $836
North America 0 13 Fundraising $60,651
North America 0 3 Program Services (clinical trials) $435,109
North America 0 11 Program Services (education & training) $355,744
North America 0 20 Program Services (field research) $270,637
North America 0 2 Program Services (social research) $5,662
North America 0 1 Program Services (study abroad/education) $24,486
North America 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $21,479
North America 0 1 Program Services (recruiting) $10,221
North America 0 0 Investments $240,398,378
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 25 Send agents to seminar $8,089
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 2 Program Services (clinical trials) $29,531
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 6 Program Services (education & trianing) $204,578
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 10 Program Services (field research) $161,214
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/education) $325,242
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $40,542
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (recruiting) $8,220
South America 0 79 Send agents to seminar $71,323
South America 0 2 Fundraising $14,285
South America 0 12 Program Services (education & training) $1,351,685
South America 0 23 Program Services (field research) $481,118
South America 0 4 Program Services (social research) $9,065
South America 0 1 Program Services (study abroad/education) $1,354,698
South America 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $114,704
South America 0 1 Program Services (recruiting) $45,908
South Asia 0 49 Send agents to seminar $43,412
South Asia 0 0 Conduct board meetings $5,318
South Asia 0 5 Fundraising $111,529
South Asia 0 12 Program Services (education & training) $634,529
South Asia 0 14 Program Services (field research) $98,695
South Asia 0 1 Program Services (social research) $91,590
South Asia 0 3 Program Services (study abroad/education) $247,801
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $24,393
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (recruiting) $22,922
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 5 Send agents to seminar $39,460
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Conduct board meetings $712
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 56 Program Services (education & training) $320,972
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 120 Program Services (field research) $2,836,990
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 5 Program Services (social research) $178,494
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Program Services (study abroad/education) $595,128
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (study abroad/research) $153,612
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Program Services (recruiting) $55,084
Totals: 3 2033 $1,844,751,422

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Organizations Outside the U.S.

Region Purpose Disbursement Method Grant Amount
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PERFORMANCE SUPPORT CHECK $20,000
North America CGCS IRAN MEDIA PROGRAM WIRE $106,800
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $23,002
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) MEDIA LITERACY CLINCS/WORKSHOPS WIRE $40,000
North America n/a WIRE $14,092
Middle East and North Africa PROJECT EVALUATION WIRE $48,800
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDY ABROAD WIRE $96,808
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) study abroad wire $34,384
North America STUDY ABROAD WIRE $7,016
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN WIRE $71,560
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDY ABROAD WIRE $7,069
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $8,490
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) FUNDRAISING FORGN DRAFT $44,222
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) FUNDRAISING FORFN DRAFT $14,208
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) FUNDRAISING FORGN DRAFT $33,141
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) FUNDRAISING FORGN DRAFT $31,583
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) FUNDRAISING FORGN DRAFT $6,330
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) LEGAL SRVC FEES FORGN DRAFT $5,681
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a FORGN DRAFT $6,163
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) ADMINISTRATION FEES FORGN DRAFT $8,631
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) ACCTG SRVC FEES FORGN DRAFT $7,395
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) WORKSHOP AND CATERING SRVCS CHECK $23,348
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $18,449
South Asia RESEARCH WIRE $5,829
East Asia and the Pacific n/a WIRE $70,206
East Asia and the Pacific n/a WIRE $15,420
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH WIRE $8,468
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $7,000
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH WIRE $39,310
North America SOFTWARE/LICENSES WIRE $33,474
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a WIRE $148,899
Middle East and North Africa n/a WIRE $11,340
East Asia and the Pacific n/a CHECK $8,000
East Asia and the Pacific n/a CHECK $15,700
East Asia and the Pacific STUDY ABROAD/RECRUITING CHECK $43,191
East Asia and the Pacific n/a CHECK $27,144
East Asia and the Pacific STUDY ABROAD/RECRUITING CHECK $88,238
East Asia and the Pacific RECRUITING CHECK $16,726
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDY ABROAD/TRAINING CHECK $100,678
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH CHECK $19,398
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDY ABROAD CHECK $103,546
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH/TRAINING CHECK $79,984
Middle East and North Africa STUDY ABROAD CHECK $5,045
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH/TRAINING CHECK $11,328
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH CHECK $44,775
North America RESEARCH CHECK $118,810
South America STUDY ABROAD CHECK $31,019
South America RECRUITING CHECK $6,551
South Asia n/a CHECK $77,362
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH CHECK $6,000
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH CHECK $69,808
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH CHECK $53,700
East Asia and the Pacific STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION WIRE $16,629
Sub-Saharan Africa STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH WIRE $35,552
Sub-Saharan Africa STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION WIRE $39,970
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a WIRE $530,296
North America RESEARCH CHECK $5,640
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH CHECK $28,315
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH CHECK $111,331
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $13,633
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $14,641
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $5,762
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a WIRE $11,200
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $5,300
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH WIRE $52,122
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH CHECK $13,100
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTANT FOR MARKETING WIRE $12,500
Russia and the Newly Independent States STUDY ABROAD WIRE $46,133
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) GLOBAL FORUM CHECK/WIRE $490,118
South America WHARTON GIP WIRE $8,870
East Asia and the Pacific WRITING, COMMISSION/CONSULTING CHECK/WIRE $503,923
South America SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $22,655
South America WHARTON GIP WIRE $81,802
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) GLOBAL FORUM CHECK $6,227
East Asia and the Pacific SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $13,970
East Asia and the Pacific OFC BUILDOUT CHECK $11,021
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING FOR MARKETING WIRE $21,812
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) TRANSLATION FOR noah PROGRAM WIRE $20,335
Middle East and North Africa LANGUAGE STUDY WIRE $10,498
Middle East and North Africa SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $9,000
Middle East and North Africa CERT PROGRAM OFFICE CHECK $28,676
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $12,049
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING FOR MARKETING PROGRAMS WIRE $15,200
East Asia and the Pacific SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $41,343
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH CHECK $8,600
Sub-Saharan Africa gcp PROJECTS CHECK $5,015
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) EUROPEAN MARKETS CONFERENCE CHECK $5,472
East Asia and the Pacific LEGAL FEES, TRADEMARK FEES CHECK $30,353
North America SCHOOL, SOFTWARE SIMULATION CHECK/WIRE $104,946
Middle East and North Africa Payment for Outside Faculty for OE and Custom Programs WIRE $220,917
East Asia and the Pacific GCP PROJECTS CHECK $13,775
East Asia and the Pacific LIFELONG LEARNING EVENT WIRE $41,689
Middle East and North Africa CERT PROGRAM/INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS CHECK $6,821
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING FOR MARKETING PROGRAMS WIRE $27,583
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) GERMAN SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $26,830
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) DATA PURCHASE WIRE $14,642
East Asia and the Pacific LIFELONG LEARNING EVENT WIRE $17,232
East Asia and the Pacific GLOBAL FORUM CHECK $295,983
South Asia DATA WIRE $9,882
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) insead conference CHECK/WIRE $331,261
South America SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $18,280
Sub-Saharan Africa GLOBAL MODULAR COURSE WIRE $54,058
Middle East and North Africa GCP PROJECTS CHECK $64,383
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) WHARTON LEADERSHIP UNDERGRAD VENTURE WIRE $26,207
East Asia and the Pacific WHARTON GLOBAL FORUM WIRE $46,903
East Asia and the Pacific SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $30,313
North America SOFTWARE, SIMULATION CHECK $6,245
Central America and the Caribbean GLOBAL FOROM CHECK/WIRE $24,243
North America DATA PURCHASE CHECK $17,700
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) EVONIK PROGRAM WIRE $67,590
East Asia and the Pacific GLOBAL FORUM CHECK/WIRE $183,662
East Asia and the Pacific GLOBAL FORUM CHECK/WIRE $551,722
North America PAYMENT FOR OUTSIDE FACULTY WIRE $17,620
South America SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $11,370
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) MANAGEMENT, PARTICIPANT DATA WIRE $54,662
East Asia and the Pacific FACULT INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR WIRE $8,522
East Asia and the Pacific BLDG ARCHITECT CHECK $12,846
Middle East and North Africa n/a CHECK $5,852
Middle East and North Africa OE PARTICIPANT REFUND WIRE $17,700
South Asia WHARTON GIP WIRE $76,472
East Asia and the Pacific LIFELONG LEARNING CHECK $10,315
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) WHARTON GLOBAL FORUM PARIS WIRE $45,580
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) DATA PURCHASE WIRE $27,705
East Asia and the Pacific GLOBAL MODULAR COURSE WIRE $5,600
South Asia LIFELONG LEARNING EVENT WIRE $5,931
South Asia CONSULTANTS FOR PROGRAM WORK WIRE $15,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTANTS FOR MARKETING WIRE $35,740
East Asia and the Pacific REFUND OF 2 SAC PROGRAM ATTENDESS FEES CHECK $72,000
South America SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $51,822
South America SUMMER IMMERSION WIRE $30,358
East Asia and the Pacific RELOCATION FOR NEW DEAL WIRE $41,347
South America OE PARTICIPANT REFUND WIRE $8,730
South America LEADERSHIP PROGRAM WIRE $503,738
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PAYMENT FOR OUTSIDE FACULTY WIRE $10,065
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PAYMENT FOR OUTSIDE FACULTY WIRE $40,271
North America WEB DEVELOPMENT CHECK $6,713
Sub-Saharan Africa TAXES CHECK $250,598
Sub-Saharan Africa n/a CHECK $156,033
Sub-Saharan Africa HEALTH INSURANCE CHECK $69,477
Sub-Saharan Africa PROPERTY MGMT CHECK $55,594
Sub-Saharan Africa TRAVEL AGENTS CHECK $28,012
Sub-Saharan Africa PROPERTY MGMT CHECK $22,172
Sub-Saharan Africa HEALTH INSURANCE CHECK $19,655
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH SUPPORT CHECK $19,175
Sub-Saharan Africa WIRELESS PROVIDER CHECK $18,811
Sub-Saharan Africa TUITION, FEES CHECK $16,869
Sub-Saharan Africa FUEL STATOIN CHECK $15,573
Sub-Saharan Africa PROPERTY MGMT CHECK $13,573
Sub-Saharan Africa TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHECK $12,852
Sub-Saharan Africa SHIPPING/HANDILING CHECK $11,731
Sub-Saharan Africa OFFICE SUPPLIES CHECK $9,834
Sub-Saharan Africa TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHECK $9,751
Sub-Saharan Africa TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHECK $9,631
Sub-Saharan Africa MEDICAL LABS CHECK $9,502
Sub-Saharan Africa LAB SUPPLIES CHECK $8,439
Sub-Saharan Africa n/a CHECK $7,501
Sub-Saharan Africa BANKING CHECK $7,478
Sub-Saharan Africa PRINTING SERVICES CHECK $7,375
Sub-Saharan Africa CONFERENCE/EVENTS SERVICES CHECK $7,313
Sub-Saharan Africa n/a CHECK $6,708
Sub-Saharan Africa TRAVEL AGENTS CHECK $6,681
Sub-Saharan Africa LAB SUPPLIES CHECK $6,635
Sub-Saharan Africa LAB EQUIPMENT CHECK $6,312
Sub-Saharan Africa LAB SUPPLIES CHECK $6,036
Sub-Saharan Africa TELECOMMUNICATIONS CHECK $6,015
Sub-Saharan Africa COMPUTER SUPPLIES CHECK $5,340
East Asia and the Pacific EQUIPMENT PURCHASE WIRE $7,355
East Asia and the Pacific CLINICAL TRIAL WIRE $6,543
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STABILITY TESTING WIRE $20,512
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH SUPPLIES CHECK $5,345
Middle East and North Africa airline tickets CHECK $24,273
North America n/a CHECK $7,600
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a CHECK $85,000
East Asia and the Pacific research lab supplies CHECK $5,371
North America membership CHECK $7,285
East Asia and the Pacific n/a CHECK $59,248
North America CLINICAL TRIALS CHECK $47,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) research CHECK $12,818
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a CHECK $246,001
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH/LABORATORY WIRE $80,850
South Asia field research WIRE $22,216
North America research, laboratory CHECK $74,217
North America n/a CHECK $41,568
South Asia field research wire $6,400
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH LABORATORY CHECK $5,500
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) n/a CHECK $45,776
North America n/a CHECK $98,000
Total: $9,291,564

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
South America STUDENT SUPPORT 1 WIRE $5,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING 1 WIRE $5,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING 1 WIRE $10,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDENT SUPPORT 1 WIRE $8,300
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDENT SUPPORT 1 WIRE $9,834
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) MANAGEMENT OF UK TRUST 1 FORGN DRAFT $10,528
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDENT SUPPORT 1 WIRE $54,114
North America STUDENT SUPPORT 1 WIRE $5,844
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH 1 WIRE $61,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 WIRE $8,517
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 WIRE $12,000
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH 1 CHECK $7,680
Central America and the Caribbean RESEARCH 1 CHECK $25,200
South America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $6,000
North America RESEARCH 2 CHECK $18,670
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH 1 CHECK $28,493
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDENT SUPPORT 1 CHECK $7,150
South America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $26,119
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $8,041
North America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $35,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $12,600
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $7,000
East Asia and the Pacific STUDENT SUPPORT 1 CHECK $5,500
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH 1 CHECK $6,114
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH/GUEST SPEAKERS 6 CHECK $46,928
Middle East and North Africa EDUCATION & TRAINING 1 CHECK $10,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) EDUCATION & TRAINING 1 CHECK $17,609
Sub-Saharan Africa SUPPORT 1 WIRE $6,500
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PRESENTATION AT REVIEW PANEL 1 WIRE $8,045
Middle East and North Africa PAYMENT FOR OUTSIDE FACULTY 1 WIRE $5,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) PRESENTATION ON STAT991 1 WIRE $15,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) ADMISSION APPLICATIONS 1 WIRE $8,415
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) WRITING 1 WIRE $5,100
East Asia and the Pacific BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT 1 WIRE $12,002
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) WRITING 1 WIRE $15,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) AXA PROGRAM 1 WIRE $2,525
South America TRANSLATIONS 1 WIRE $19,608
Middle East and North Africa PRESENTATION ON STAT991 1 WIRE $16,289
South Asia WRITING 1 WIRE $39,828
East Asia and the Pacific WRITING 1 WIRE $7,700
South Asia WRITING 1 WIRE $93,300
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) GIFT 1 WIRE $13,028
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) SUPPORT 1 WIRE $11,500
East Asia and the Pacific TRAVEL EXPENSES 1 WIRE $6,163
East Asia and the Pacific SALARY AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS 0 WIRE $1,614,701
Middle East and North Africa WRITING 1 WIRE $5,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) CONSULTING 1 WIRE $15,000
North America honorarium 1 WIRE $252
Total: $2,378,197

17 of the receipt organizations are recognized as charities by the foreign country, recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS, or has provided a section 501(c)(3) equivalency letter. 178 are noncharitable organizations.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an interest in a foreign trust during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE UNIVERSITY) PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES. --------------------”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization recieves financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY AlSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2012 Full Details

Tax Year: 2012 (2012-07-01 - 2013-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,383,430,000

Investment Income: $527,544,000

Other Revenue: $79,991,551


Total Revenue
$5,789,321,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $365,181,480

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,798,099,000

Other Expenses: $1,841,895,823


Total Expenses
$5,005,819,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $8,928,831,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $783,502,000

Total Liabilities $4,398,695,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$10,507,076,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $1,927,741,723
Revenue: $2,225,930,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S THREE HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL SCHOOL. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,637 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS NEARLY 80,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 2 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 137,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND NEARLY 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM ("UPHS") (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. UPHS ESTIMATED $8,530,000 AND $8,012,000 AROSE DURING FISCAL YEAR 2013 AND FISCAL YEAR 2012, RESPECTIVELY, FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO CHARITY PATIENTS. THE ESTIMATED COSTS OF PROVIDING CHARITY SERVICES ARE BASED ON DATA DERIVED FROM A COMBINATION OF THE UHPS' COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AND THE RATIO OF COSTS TO CHARGES. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $111,179,000 AND $111,979,000 IN 2013 AND 2012, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE,IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECENTLY COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO IDENTIFY THE MOST PRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SERVICE AREA AND DETERMINE HOW BEST TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNCTION IS ALSO CONDUCTED BY REGULARLY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION TO PRINT, ELECTRONIC, AND INTERNET MEDIA FOR BROAD PUBLIC DISSEMINATION. IN ADDITION, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN AREA HIGH SCHOOLS FAMILIARIZE AND PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR CAREERS IN THE HEALTH CARE ARENA. AS A SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, UPHS ALSO LINKS ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WITH APPROPRIATE SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE AND FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES INCLUDING PATIENTS FROM THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEALTH CENTERS WHO REQUIRE SPECIALIZED CARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY SETTING. UPHS FACULTY ALSO VOLUNTEER THEIR EXPERTISE TO NUMEROUS PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES AND AGENCIES AT THE COMMUNITY, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL, AS WELL AS PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES. FACULTY ALSO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSEL TO PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AREA. SEE SCHEDULE H, PART VI FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS REGARDING SOME OF THE VARIOUS ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM.

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $1,034,316 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $1,034,316

Explanations and Supplemental Information

DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 19 Send agents to seminar $13,975
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Conduct board meetings $7,882
Central America and the Caribbean 0 4 Fundraising $57,287
Central America and the Caribbean 0 11 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $193,363
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $29,380
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $658
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $180,382
Central America and the Caribbean 0 10 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $53,485
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $7,849
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $934,833,695
East Asia and the Pacific 0 69 Send agents to seminar $681,421
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Conduct board meetings $65,620
East Asia and the Pacific 1 34 Fundraising $1,551,781
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Grantmaking $125,822
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $138,040
East Asia and the Pacific 0 95 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,208,321
East Asia and the Pacific 0 28 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $1,461,712
East Asia and the Pacific 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $32,881
East Asia and the Pacific 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,292,599
East Asia and the Pacific 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $54,903
East Asia and the Pacific 1 169 Program Services (RECRUITING) $342,931
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $24,097
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 416 Send agents to seminar $1,414,769
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 10 Conduct board meetings $41,068
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 39 Fundraising $1,389,509
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 2 Grantmaking $162,630
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $40,700
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 71 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,004,112
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 119 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $3,678,585
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $307,902
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 50 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $5,951,689
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 11 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $132,712
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 13 Program Services (RECRUITING) $106,519
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 5 Unrelated Trade or Business $352,619
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $109,042,341
Middle East and North Africa 0 9 Send agents to seminar $94,558
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Conduct board meetings $1,726
Middle East and North Africa 0 29 Fundraising $89,235
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Grantmaking $2,042
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $129,415
Middle East and North Africa 1 20 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $315,425
Middle East and North Africa 0 12 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $273,388
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $120,833
Middle East and North Africa 0 59 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $527,518
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $2,008
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Program Services (RECRUITING) $25,157
North America 0 89 Send agents to seminar $111,250
North America 0 1 Conduct board meetings $38,227
North America 0 5 Fundraising $57,735
North America 0 0 Grantmaking $460,394
North America 0 1 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $50,000
North America 0 12 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $562,355
North America 0 9 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $700,261
North America 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $161,195
North America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $412
North America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $6,721
North America 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $19,911
North America 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $22,068
North America 0 0 Investments $48,691,048
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 3 Send agents to seminar $16,048
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Fundraising $18,889
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Grantmaking $229,184
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 19 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $431,956
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 2 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $46,579
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $8,899
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $80,044
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $9,430
South America 0 14 Send agents to seminar $59,861
South America 0 4 Fundraising $44,845
South America 0 0 Grantmaking $13,506
South America 0 2 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $3,831
South America 0 82 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $967,025
South America 0 8 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $525,337
South America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $206,543
South America 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,735,457
South America 0 4 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $26,021
South America 0 6 Program Services (RECRUITING) $48,298
South America 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $23,815
South Asia 0 8 Send agents to seminar $84,490
South Asia 0 17 Fundraising $89,240
South Asia 0 0 Grantmaking $32,654
South Asia 0 83 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $699,989
South Asia 0 5 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $130,549
South Asia 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $146,068
South Asia 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $338,205
South Asia 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $17,196
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $31,376
South Asia 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $352
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 4 Send agents to seminar $15,306
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Fundraising $577
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 4 Grantmaking $30,812
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 9 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $301,995
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 107 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $4,876,881
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $278,537
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 27 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $470,356
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $51,000
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $20,600
Totals: 3 1865 $1,132,557,872

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
Central America and the Caribbean CONSULTING 2 CHECK $30,000
Central America and the Caribbean RESEARCH 1 CHECK $64,013
East Asia and the Pacific CONSULTING 1 CHECK $8,000
East Asia and the Pacific FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY 1 CHECK $7,711
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH 1 WIRE $35,000
East Asia and the Pacific RESEARCH 3 CHECK $29,784
East Asia and the Pacific STUDENT SUPPORT 1 CHECK $7,150
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 WIRE $49,369
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 WIRE $6,788
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) MANAGEMENT OF UK TRUST 1 FORGN DRAFT $10,466
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $59,200
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 4 CHECK $43,405
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $7,945
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) RESEARCH 1 CHECK $5,012
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) STUDENT SUPPORT 2 CHECK $25,200
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH 1 WIRE $10,000
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH 1 CHECK $44,000
Middle East and North Africa RESEARCH 2 CHECK $10,881
North America RESEARCH 9 CHECK $27,734
Russia and the Newly Independent States RESEARCH 2 CHECK $12,713
Russia and the Newly Independent States RESEARCH 1 CHECK $5,200
South America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $8,000
Sub-Saharan Africa RESEARCH n/a CHECK n/a $41,669 in salry/bnfits
Total: $507,571

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES.”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization does not recieve financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY AlSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2011 Full Details

Tax Year: 2011 (2011-07-01 - 2012-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,314,155,000

Investment Income: $289,677,000

Other Revenue: $33,138,881


Total Revenue
$5,385,669,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $341,036,036

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,644,163,000

Other Expenses: $1,945,391,316


Total Expenses
$4,931,213,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $9,092,348,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $454,456,000

Total Liabilities $4,791,936,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$8,928,831,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $1,803,543,250
Revenue: $2,381,975,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S THREE HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL SCHOOL. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,632 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS NEARLY 80,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 136,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND NEARLY 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM ("UPHS") (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. UPHS ESTIMATED UNCOMPENSATED CARE, COMPRISED OF CHARITY CARE AND THE PROVISION FOR DOUBTFUL ACCOUNTS, TOTALING $190,056,000 AND $151,644,000 DURING 2012 AND 2011, RESPECTIVELY. THE ESTIMATED COSTS OF PROVIDING CHARITY SERVICES ARE BASED ON DATA DERIVED FROM A COMBINATION OF THE UHPS' COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AND THE RATIO OF COSTS TO CHARGES. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $111,979,000 AND $98,516,000 IN 2012 AND 2011, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE,IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECENTLY COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT TO IDENTIFY THE MOST PRESSING HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SERVICE AREA AND DETERMINE HOW BEST TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNCTION IS ALSO CONDUCTED BY REGULARLY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION TO PRINT, ELECTRONIC, AND INTERNET MEDIA FOR BROAD PUBLIC DISSEMINATION. IN ADDITION, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN AREA HIGH SCHOOLS FAMILIARIZE AND PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR CAREERS IN THE HEALTH CARE ARENA. AS A SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, UPHS ALSO LINKS ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WITH APPROPRIATE SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE AND FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES INCLUDING PATIENTS FROM THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEALTH CENTERS WHO REQUIRE SPECIALIZED CARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY SETTING. UPHS FACULTY ALSO VOLUNTEER THEIR EXPERTISE TO NUMEROUS PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES AND AGENCIES AT THE COMMUNITY, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL, AS WELL AS PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES. FACULTY ALSO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSEL TO PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AREA. SEE SCHEDULE H, PART VI FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS REGARDING SOME OF THE VARIOUS ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM.

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $984,716 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $984,716

Explanations and Supplemental Information

DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Send agents to seminar $19,885
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Conduct board meetings $4,115
Central America and the Caribbean 0 5 Fundraising $14,353
Central America and the Caribbean 0 6 Grantmaking $9,999
Central America and the Caribbean 0 13 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $128,406
Central America and the Caribbean 0 6 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $19,047
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $7,000
Central America and the Caribbean 0 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $364,711
Central America and the Caribbean 0 15 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $95,410
Central America and the Caribbean 0 1 Program Services (RECRUITING) $7,007
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $316,931,050
East Asia and the Pacific 0 100 Send agents to seminar $652,937
East Asia and the Pacific 0 10 Conduct board meetings $88,419
East Asia and the Pacific 1 35 Fundraising $790,139
East Asia and the Pacific 0 2 Grantmaking $91,301
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $119,704
East Asia and the Pacific 1 98 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $1,563,251
East Asia and the Pacific 0 27 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $226,685
East Asia and the Pacific 0 20 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $73,610
East Asia and the Pacific 0 48 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,413,916
East Asia and the Pacific 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $91,199
East Asia and the Pacific 0 33 Program Services (RECRUITING) $337,885
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $2,000
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 380 Send agents to seminar $1,174,180
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 9 Conduct board meetings $106,238
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 63 Fundraising $1,214,678
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 1 Grantmaking $28,792
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $17,058
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 152 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $1,906,350
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 110 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $2,129,006
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 35 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $490,580
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 2 60 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $5,044,290
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 59 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $623,880
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 18 Program Services (RECRUITING) $118,579
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 1 Unrelated Trade or Business $242,964
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $89,011,000
Middle East and North Africa 1 50 Send agents to seminar $115,586
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Conduct board meetings $106
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Fundraising $13,298
Middle East and North Africa 0 22 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $401,438
Middle East and North Africa 0 6 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $211,243
Middle East and North Africa 0 7 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $31,912
Middle East and North Africa 0 39 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $552,524
Middle East and North Africa 0 12 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $180,532
Middle East and North Africa 0 5 Program Services (RECRUITING) $53,534
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $970
North America 0 81 Send agents to seminar $286,020
North America 0 4 Fundraising $33,434
North America 0 4 Grantmaking $9,100
North America 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $3,139
North America 0 15 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $375,745
North America 0 22 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $313,809
North America 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $45,009
North America 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $35,106
North America 0 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $97,604
North America 0 9 Program Services (RECRUITING) $26,658
North America 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $25,774
North America 0 0 Investments $33,658,269
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 5 Send agents to seminar $36,711
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 2 Fundraising $15,936
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 11 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $551,996
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 9 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $48,928
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 4 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $14,887
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $121,997
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $10,158
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 3 Program Services (RECRUITING) $15,018
South America 0 20 Send agents to seminar $73,320
South America 0 7 Conduct board meetings $30,972
South America 0 8 Fundraising $74,537
South America 0 1 Grantmaking $2,431
South America 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $2,535
South America 0 36 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $868,528
South America 0 11 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $480,836
South America 0 1 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $221,402
South America 0 41 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,229,380
South America 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $9,139
South America 0 9 Program Services (RECRUITING) $48,064
South Asia 0 23 Send agents to seminar $79,836
South Asia 0 0 Conduct board meetings $8,121
South Asia 0 3 Fundraising $24,541
South Asia 0 37 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $667,494
South Asia 0 10 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $133,256
South Asia 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $231,654
South Asia 0 14 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $436,410
South Asia 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $34,225
South Asia 0 1 Program Services (RECRUITING) $1,171
South Asia 0 1 Unrelated Trade or Business $500
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 17 Send agents to seminar $112,479
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Conduct board meetings $1,347
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Fundraising $1,129
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Grantmaking $2,615
Sub-Saharan Africa 1 20 Program Services (EDUCATION/TRAINING) $349,354
Sub-Saharan Africa 14 106 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $3,321,906
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 3 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $578,381
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 27 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $504,583
Sub-Saharan Africa 1 7 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $194,472
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Program Services (RECRUITING) $16,026
Totals: 21 2057 $472,186,709

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
Cent. America/Caribbean GIFT 1 WIRE $13,600
Cent. America/Caribbean RESEARCH 1 CHECK $42,403
Cent. America/Caribbean RESEARCH 1 CHECK $7,000
Cent. America/Caribbean CONSULTANT FEES 2 CHECK $27,500
East Asia/Pacific RESEARCH 1 CHECK $14,400
East Asia/Pacific RESEARCH 1 CHECK $6,300
East Asia/Pacific RESEARCH 1 WIRE $11,476
Europe/Iceland/Greenland MGMT OF UK TRUST 1 FORGN DRAFT $10,603
Europe/Iceland/Greenland GIFT 1 WIRE $51,095
Europe/Iceland/Greenland GIFT 1 WIRE $15,500
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 CHECK $14,827
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 2 CHECK $15,591
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 CHECK $17,647
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 CHECK $7,199
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 5 CHECK $60,079
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 WIRE $7,500
Middle East/North Africa CERT 1 WIRE $27,223
North America CONSULTING 1 CHECK $5,000
North America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $10,000
North America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $8,000
North America CONSULTING 1 CHECK $5,000
Russia RESEARCH 2 CHECK $16,229
Sub-Saharan Africa SALARY/EMPLOYEE BENEFITS 87 CHECK $1,992,193 $128,244 in tuition/ins.
Total: $2,386,365

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES.”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization does not recieve financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY AlSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2010 Full Details

Tax Year: 2010 (2010-07-01 - 2011-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,451,557,000

Investment Income: $303,191,000

Other Revenue: $12,374,093


Total Revenue
$5,330,197,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $321,703,039

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,524,962,999

Other Expenses: $1,839,337,648


Total Expenses
$4,686,679,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $7,585,584,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $643,518,000

Total Liabilities $3,819,726,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$9,092,348,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $1,681,902,940
Revenue: $2,253,773,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("HUP"), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S THREE HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL SCHOOL. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. IN RECOGNITION OF THE OUTSTANDING PATIENT CARE PROVIDED AT THE HOSPITAL, HUP WAS NAMED TO THE U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT HONOR ROLL OF TOP 10 HOSPITALS IN 2011. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,626 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS MORE THAN 80,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 128,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND NEARLY 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM ("UPHS") (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. DURING THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2011, UPHS PROVIDED UNCOMPENSATED CARE, COMPRISED OF CHARITY CARE AND THE PROVISION FOR BAD DEBTS, TOTALING $178,372,000 AND $185,584,000 FOR 2011 AND 2010, RESPECTIVELY. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $87,881,000 AND $101,447,000 IN 2011 AND 2010, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE AND IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNCTION IS ALSO CONDUCTED BY REGULARLY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION TO PRINT, ELECTRONIC, AND INTERNET MEDIA FOR BROAD PUBLIC DISSEMINATION. IN ADDITION, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN AREA HIGH SCHOOLS FAMILIARIZE AND PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR CAREERS IN THE HEALTH CARE ARENA. AS A SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, UPHS ALSO LINKS ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WITH APPROPRIATE SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE AND FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES INCLUDING PATIENTS FROM THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEALTH CENTERS WHO REQUIRE SPECIALIZED CARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY SETTING. UPHS FACULTY ALSO VOLUNTEER THEIR EXPERTISE TO NUMEROUS PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES AND AGENCIES AT THE COMMUNITY, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL, AS WELL AS PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES. FACULTY ALSO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSEL TO PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AREA. SEE SCHEDULE H, PART VI FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS REGARDING SOME OF THE VARIOUS ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM.

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $1,022,846 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $1,022,846

Explanations and Supplemental Information

DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Send agents to seminar $8,647
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Conduct board meetings $3,371
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Fundraising $5,505
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $61,059
Central America and the Caribbean 0 8 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $166,482
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $1,837
Central America and the Caribbean 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $145,511
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $17,132
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $305,766,235
East Asia and the Pacific 0 53 Send agents to seminar $367,305
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Conduct board meetings $110,727
East Asia and the Pacific 1 44 Fundraising $958,205
East Asia and the Pacific 0 1 Grantmaking $85,278
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $172,119
East Asia and the Pacific 0 17 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $1,801,891
East Asia and the Pacific 0 19 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $417,919
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $113,994
East Asia and the Pacific 0 17 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $1,491,878
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $47,034
East Asia and the Pacific 0 23 Program Services (RECRUITING) $230,990
East Asia and the Pacific 0 23 Unrelated Trade or Business $241,769
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 137 Send agents to seminar $1,181,133
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Conduct board meetings $225,610
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 56 Fundraising $1,101,807
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 1 Grantmaking $580,168
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $3,595
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 90 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $2,446,659
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 134 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $2,524,176
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $244,349
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 2 39 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $4,893,118
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $217,439
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 6 Program Services (RECRUITING) $88,831
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 14 Unrelated Trade or Business $486,826
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $80,687,377
Middle East and North Africa 0 7 Send agents to seminar $104,109
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Conduct board meetings $4,720
Middle East and North Africa 0 5 Fundraising $40,395
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Grantmaking $12,000
Middle East and North Africa 1 33 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $518,060
Middle East and North Africa 0 11 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $202,195
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $8,062
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $509,890
Middle East and North Africa 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $14,227
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $17,410
Middle East and North Africa 0 5 Unrelated Trade or Business $217,526
North America 0 49 Send agents to seminar $242,251
North America 0 6 Fundraising $48,792
North America 0 0 Grantmaking $94,188
North America 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $155,526
North America 0 2 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $362,541
North America 0 6 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $91,762
North America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $33,147
North America 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $77,305
North America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $3,486
North America 0 1 Program Services (RECRUITING) $9,964
North America 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $1,979
North America 0 0 Investments $21,450,537
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 2 Send agents to seminar $26,911
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Fundraising $1,999
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Grantmaking $980,487
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $176,057
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 7 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $61,165
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $120,597
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $9,348
South America 0 8 Send agents to seminar $239,938
South America 0 0 Fundraising $7,399
South America 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $1,197,247
South America 0 5 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $341,089
South America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $139,970
South America 0 1 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $908,433
South America 0 3 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $14,890
South America 0 4 Program Services (RECRUITING) $25,579
South America 0 2 Unrelated Trade or Business $38,440
South Asia 0 2 Send agents to seminar $104,152
South Asia 0 1 Conduct board meetings $3,230
South Asia 0 4 Fundraising $87,286
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $35,000
South Asia 0 4 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $332,083
South Asia 0 9 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $86,956
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $257,985
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $271,138
South Asia 0 2 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $49,347
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $48,961
South Asia 0 12 Unrelated Trade or Business $282,591
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Send agents to seminar $179,365
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 Fundraising $100
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 2 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $539,744
Sub-Saharan Africa 1 7 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $2,475,317
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $47,954
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 6 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $452,452
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $19,179
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $11,795
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $550
Totals: 5 905 $440,690,782

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
Sub-Saharan Africa CONSULTANT FEES 68 DIR DEPOSIT $1,811,148
Europe/Iceland/Greenland MANAGEMENT OF UK TRUST 1 FORGN DRAFT $11,063
Europe/Iceland/Greenland GIFT FUNDING 1 WIRE $20,968
Europe/Iceland/Greenland GIFT FUNDING 1 WIRE $15,000
Europe/Iceland/Greenland CONSULTANT FEES 1 WIRE $14,000
Europe/Iceland/Greenland CONSULTANT FEES 1 WIRE $14,000
North America CONSULTANT FEES 1 CHECK $19,675
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 CHECK $6,904
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 WIRE $33,850
Europe/Iceland/Greenland FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAM 1 WIRE $12,246
Middle East/North Africa PROOFREADING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 CHECK $6,531
East Asia/Pacific PAYMENT FOR SERVICES RELATED TO CHINESE IMMERSION 1 WIRE $6,500
East Asia/Pacific INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1 WIRE $31,379
Middle East/North Africa TEACHING FOR UHG PROGRAM 1 CHECK $20,717
Middle East/North Africa JJNE PROGRAM 1 CHECK $11,117
Europe/Iceland/Greenland LODGING EXPENSES FOR FUNDRAISING TRIP 1 WIRE $5,349
East Asia/Pacific GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE LAB 1 CHECK $7,335
South Asia PAYMENT FOR SERVICES RELATED TO HINDI IMMERSION 1 WIRE $5,740
Europe/Iceland/Greenland EDITING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 WIRE $88,012
South Asia EDITING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 CHECK $8,000
South Asia EDITING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 WIRE $67,600
East Asia/Pacific STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM - CULTURAL INSTRUCTION 1 WIRE $19,385
South America TRANSLATION SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 WIRE $19,802
Europe/Iceland/Greenland GIVE SERIES OF 4 LECTURES 1 CHECK $12,000
Middle East/North Africa PAYMENT FOR PRETERM LECTURER 1 CHECK $14,000
South Asia EDITING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 WIRE $21,000
East Asia/Pacific DELIVERY AND OE MARKETING 1 WIRE $167,976
East Asia/Pacific DATA COLLECTION FOR PROFESSOR SHEN 1 WIRE $5,164
Middle East/North Africa WRITING SERVICES FOR [email protected] 1 WIRE $5,400
Europe/Iceland/Greenland HONORARIUM 1 CHECK $7,000
Middle East/North Africa HONORARIUM 1 CHECK $10,000
Sub-Saharan Africa CONSULTANT FEES 68 DIR DEPOSIT n/a $106,510 in health insur
Total: $2,498,861

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

This organization had operations in or related to boycotting countries during the this tax year.

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE "UNIVERSITY") PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES.”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization does not recieve financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“THE UNIVERSITY IS A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION THAT RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY AlSO RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORTS ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

Form 990 2009 Full Details

Tax Year: 2009 (2009-07-01 - 2010-06-30)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $1,131,214,000

Investment Income: $173,664,000

Other Revenue: $5,480,418


Total Revenue
$4,629,684,000

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $353,453,292

Member Benefits: $0

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $2,416,751,999

Other Expenses: $1,623,157,595


Total Expenses
$4,394,092,000

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $6,990,084,000

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $235,592,000

Total Liabilities $3,608,232,000


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$7,585,584,000

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $1,566,451,020
Revenue: $2,030,497,000

IV. PATIENT CARE THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (HUP), THE FLAGSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM'S THREE HOSPITALS, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1874 AS A TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COMPLEMENT THE MEDICAL EDUCATION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL SCHOOL. IT HAS 18 CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS AND PROVIDES TRAINING IN MORE THAN 40 CLINICAL SPECIALTIES. MAJOR AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND DISEASES OF AGING INCLUDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, DIABETES AND OBESITY. IN RECOGNITION OF THE OUTSTANDING PATIENT CARE PROVIDED AT THE HOSPITAL, HUP WAS NAMED TO THE U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT HONOR ROLL OF TOP 10 HOSPITALS IN 2010. THE HEALTH SYSTEM, WITH 1,626 LICENSED HOSPITAL BEDS, IS A VALUED HEALTH-CARE RESOURCE, ESPECIALLY TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA. DURING THE COURSE OF A YEAR, IT ADMITS MORE THAN 80,000 PATIENTS AND ACCOUNTS FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 MILLION OUTPATIENT VISITS, MORE THAN 128,000 EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS AND NEARLY 9,000 BIRTHS. HUP IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THIS AREA THAT PERFORMS TRANSPLANTS OF ALL MAJOR ORGANS. IN KEEPING WITH ITS CHARITABLE PURPOSE, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM ("UPHS") (WHICH INCLUDES THE HUP AND CLINICAL PRACTICES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (CPUP) DIVISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA), AS WELL AS CERTAIN AFFILIATES, ACCEPTS PATIENTS IN SERIOUS NEED OF MEDICAL CARE REGARDLESS OF THEIR FINANCIAL STATUS. THIS DEFINITION INCLUDES THOSE PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION MANIFESTING ITSELF BY ACUTE SYMPTOMS OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY (INCLUDING SEVERE PAIN) SUCH THAT THE ABSENCE OF IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION COULD REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN (1) PLACING THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL (OR, WITH RESPECT TO A PREGNANT WOMAN, THE HEALTH OF THE WOMAN OR HER UNBORN CHILD) IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY, OR (2) SERIOUS IMPAIRMENT TO BODILY FUNCTIONS. UPHS ALSO PROVIDES CARE TO PATIENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE OR MEET THE CRITERIA TO QUALIFY FOR ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY, AND CERTAIN AMOUNTS CHARGED FOR SUCH SERVICES ARE DEEMED TO BE UNCOLLECTIBLE. UPHS MAINTAINS RECORDS TO IDENTIFY AND MONITOR THE LEVEL OF CHARITY CARE THEY PROVIDE. THESE RECORDS INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT FORGONE, BASED ON ESTABLISHED RATES, FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED UNDER ITS CHARITY CARE POLICY. DURING THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2010, UPHS PROVIDED UNCOMPENSATED CARE, COMPRISED OF CHARITY CARE AND THE PROVISION FOR BAD DEBTS, TOTALING $185,584,000 AND $169,322,000 FOR 2010 AND 2009, RESPECTIVELY. ADDITIONALLY, THE COSTS OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE WELFARE RECIPIENTS, WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND LOCAL MANAGED MEDICAID PROGRAMS EXCEEDED REIMBURSEMENT BY $101,447,000 AND $96,498,000 and $96,295,000 in 2010 AND 2009, RESPECTIVELY. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CHARITY CARE AND IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM OPERATES EMERGENCY ROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK; MAINTAINS RESEARCH FACILITIES FOR THE STUDY OF DISEASE AND INJURIES; PROVIDES FACILITIES FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING VARIOUS STUDENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL; FACILITATES THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EDUCATION; AND PROVIDES VARIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES SUCH AS PROVIDING BASIC MEDICAL CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, TREATING OF CHRONIC DISEASE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, AND PROVIDING WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES TO UNINSURED AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN OF ALL AGES; SCREENINGS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST, COLORECTAL, AND SKIN CANCER, CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS, A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR CANCER INFORMATION, FREE IMMUNIZATION SHOTS, TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE CITY FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AND SPEECHES. ITS PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNCTION IS ALSO CONDUCTED BY REGULARLY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION TO PRINT, ELECTRONIC, AND INTERNET MEDIA FOR BROAD PUBLIC DISSEMINATION. IN ADDITION, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN AREA HIGH SCHOOLS FAMILIARIZE AND PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR CAREERS IN THE HEALTH CARE ARENA. AS A SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, UPHS ALSO LINKS ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WITH APPROPRIATE SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE AND FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES INCLUDING PATIENTS FROM THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEALTH CENTERS WHO REQUIRE SPECIALIZED CARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY SETTING. UPHS FACULTY ALSO VOLUNTEER THEIR EXPERTISE TO NUMEROUS PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES AND AGENCIES AT THE COMMUNITY, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL, AS WELL AS PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES. FACULTY ALSO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND COUNSEL TO PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AREA.

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities

Political Expenditures: $0

This organization filed Form 4720 for this year.

This organization attempted to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation through the use of:
  • Volunteers
  • Paid Staff or Management
  • $531,321 on Grants to other organizations for lobbying purposes
  • $245,090 on Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body
  • Total: $776,411

Explanations and Supplemental Information

DETAIL OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("UNIVERSITY") ALUMNI AND TRUSTEES OCCASIONALLY ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY RELATED TO FEDERAL AND STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF FEDERAL RELATIONS, WHOSE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO KEEP THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY APPRISED OF FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, PENDING CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, RESEARCH FUNDING AND ISSUES OF STUDENT AID. THE UNIVERSITY, A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE AMOUNT AND CONTINUATION OF THESE APPROPRIATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. THEREFORE, THE UNIVERSITY MAINTAINS AN OFFICE OF COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT, JUSTIFY, AND COORDINATE THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS BEFORE THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE MAJORITY OF THIS OFFICE'S EFFORTS ARE RELATED TO ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THESE APPROPRIATION REQUESTS. ADDITIONALLY, THIS OFFICE MAY ALSO CONDUCT MINIMAL LOBBYING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO OTHER ISSUES, SUCH AS STUDENT AID AND OTHER PROGRAMS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THESE TYPES OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, THE UNIVERSITY HAS CONTRACTED WITH PROFESSIONAL LOBBYISTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, CONDUCTED LOBBYING ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO HEALTH CARE RELATED ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS, THEIR STAFF, AND GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS CONDUCTING SEMINARS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 1 28 Conduct board meetings $3,754
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Fundraising $13,499
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $83,969
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $487,269
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $1,680
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Send agents to seminar $1,376
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $131,700
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $1,254
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments n/a
East Asia and the Pacific 2 99 Send agents to seminar $226,268
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Fundraising $1,109,089
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Grantmaking $164,387
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (CLINICAL TRIALS) $196,065
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $1,863,402
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $683,503
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $565,033
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $1,664,480
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $201,555
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $79,609
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 15 239 Send agents to seminar $506,836
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Conduct board meetings $8,952
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Fundraising $643,874
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Grantmaking $1,640,796
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $1,245,227
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $1,571,643
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $609,472
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $5,746,910
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $60,112
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Unrelated Trade or Business $40,968
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments n/a
Middle East and North Africa 1 49 Send agents to seminar $39,253
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Fundraising $126,748
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Grantmaking $275,150
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $644,381
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $332,897
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $123,148
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $401,243
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $44,889
North America 0 17 Send agents to seminar $34,338
North America 0 0 Conduct board meetings $1,570
North America 0 0 Fundraising $5,799
North America 0 0 Grantmaking $16,313
North America 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $122,866
North America 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $86,241
North America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $35,015
North America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $58,644
North America 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $11,844
North America 0 0 Investments n/a
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 9 Send agents to seminar $5,558
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Fundraising $382
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Grantmaking $192,491
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $59,192
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $169,641
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $5,674
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $42,242
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $6,543
South America 4 17 Send agents to seminar $27,132
South America 0 0 Fundraising $20,392
South America 0 0 Grantmaking $1,600
South America 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $412,170
South America 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $473,103
South America 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $169,986
South America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $722,546
South America 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $29,121
South America 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $39,347
South Asia 2 19 Send agents to seminar $14,300
South Asia 0 0 Fundraising $66,510
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $231,848
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $166,321
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $569,969
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $82,330
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $1,631
South Asia 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $53,320
Sub-Saharan Africa 11 108 Send agents to seminar $41,543
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (EDUCATION & TRAINING) $879,235
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (FIELD RESEARCH) $3,516,557
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (SOCIAL RESEARCH) $660,913
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/EDUCATION) $425,739
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (STUDY ABROAD/RESEARCH) $2,554
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Program Services (RECRUITING) $11,603
Totals: 36 585 $31,014,514

This organization maintains records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

Grants to Individuals Outside the U.S.

Region Grant Type Number of Recipients Disbursement Method Grant Amount Noncash Assistance (if any)
Cent. America/Caribbean RESEARCH 1 CHECK $8,000
East Asia/Pacific CHINESE IMMERSION STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM 1 WIRE $6,400
East Asia/Pacific CHINESE IMMERSION STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM 1 WIRE $12,600
East Asia/Pacific PAYMENT FOR DATA COLLECTION 1 WIRE $17,213
East Asia/Pacific PAYMENT FOR CORPORATE OUTREACH 1 WIRE $52,233
East Asia/Pacific TRANSLATION SERVICES 1 WIRE $5,588
East Asia/Pacific CUSTOM PROGRAM 1 WIRE $172,303
East Asia/Pacific INSTRUCTION 4 CHECK $75,882
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 CHECK $5,066
Europe/Iceland/Greenland RESEARCH 1 FORGN DRAFT $78,064
Europe/Iceland/Greenland WHARTON BERGAMO CONFERENCE 1 WIRE $6,403
Europe/Iceland/Greenland SPANISH IMMERSION STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM 1 WIRE $5,295
Europe/Iceland/Greenland SPANISH IMMERSION STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM 1 WIRE $5,326
Europe/Iceland/Greenland WROTE COMMISSIONED PAPER 1 CHECK $10,000
Europe/Iceland/Greenland WROTE COMMISSIONED PAPER 1 CHECK $10,000
Europe/Iceland/Greenland WRITING FOR KW 1 WIRE $9,300
Europe/Iceland/Greenland WRITING FOR KW 1 WIRE $138,782
Europe/Iceland/Greenland PAYMENT FOR REVIEWING WEMBA APPLICATIONS 1 CHEKC $8,571
Europe/Iceland/Greenland MANAGEMENT OF UK TRUST 1 FORGN DRAFT $9,714
Europe/Iceland/Greenland INSTRUCTION 7 CHECK $209,851
Europe/Iceland/Greenland CONSULTING 1 CHECK $27,500
Middle East/North Africa INSTRUCTION 1 CHECK $177,656
Middle East/North Africa TEACHING 1 CHECK $10,000
North America HONORARIUM 2 CHECK $1,945
North America RESEARCH 1 CHECK $12,500
Europe/Iceland/Greenland CONSULTING 1 CHECK $7,500
South America PORTUGUESE IMMERSION STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM 1 WIRE $10,391
South America WOMENS ENTREPRENEURS 1 WIRE $20,359
South America TRANSLATION SERVICES 1 WIRE $46,333
South Asia RESEARCH 1 CHECK $21,910
South Asia WRITING FOR KW 1 CHECK $12,255
South Asia WRITING FOR KW 1 CHECK $17,485
South Asia WRITING FOR KW 1 CHECK $7,085
South Asia WRITING FOR KW 1 CHECK $74,300
South Asia WRITING FOR KW 1 WIRE $9,147
Sub-Saharan Africa CONSULTANT FEES 65 DIR DEPOSIT $1,596,811
Total: $2,899,768

Education

In order for a school to be tax-exempt, it must have racially nondiscriminatory policies toward their students.

This organization has a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body.

This organization includes a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization has publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of soliciation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PUBLISHES ITS RACIALLY NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY IN THE STUDENT CATALOGUE, ON ITS FINANCIAL A APPLICATIONS, AND IN OTHER BROCHURES WHICH DESCRIBE THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ITS SCHOOLS, CENTERS, AND INSTITUTES.”

This organization maintains records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff.

This organization maintains records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis.

This organization maintains copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships.

This organization maintains copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solict contributions.


Does this organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to:

  • Students'right or privileges: NO
  • Admissions policies: NO
  • Employment of faculty or administrative staff: NO
  • Scholarships or other financial assistance: NO
  • Educational policies: NO
  • Use of facilities: NO
  • Athletic programs: NO
  • Other extracurricular activities: NO

This organization does not recieve financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency. This organization right to such aid has not been revoked in the past.

“THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ("UNIVERSITY"), A PRIVAte NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION, RECEIVES DIRECT ANNUAL NON-PREFERRED APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE UNIVERSITY Also RECEIVES VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING WHICH SUPPORT ITS EDUCATIONAL, PATIENT CARE, AND RESEARCH MISSIONS.”

This organization certifies that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev. Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination.

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