Corporate & Foundation Relations

UW Foundation legal, financial and tax information

  • Employee Identification Number (EIN): 94-3079432
  • The UW Foundation is a nonprofit, public 501(c)(3) organization, as described in IRS sections 509(a)(1) and 170 (b)(1)(A)(vi).
  • The UW Foundation can accept gifts and grants on behalf of the University of Washington.
  • In the case of grants, the UW Foundation does not have the ability to perform the work outlined in the terms of the award agreement. Awards are immediately transferred to the UW for performance and reporting.
  • The UW Foundation does not have employees. Advancement staff are not employees of the UW Foundation.
  • Only certain officers of the UW Foundation can sign documents on its behalf.
  • The Office of Sponsored Programs reviews grant agreements, but the authorized UW Foundation officers sign the agreements.

Use the following contact information on your application:

University of Washington Foundation
Mary Gresch, President
407 Gerberding Hall
Box 351210
Seattle, WA 98195-1210
206-685-1980 or 800-326-7566
Fax: 206-543-5651

Website: UW Foundation

Quick guide

UW Foundation supporting documents

Go to UW Foundation Documents (UW NetID required) for:

  • IRS tax determination letter
  • IRS Form 990
  • Audited financial statements
  • W-9
  • UW Foundation board members roster

Other documents:

Contact Michelle Barnett if you cannot find what you’re looking for.