Financial Information

Federal guidelines require that organizations exempt from tax under Section 501(c) provide copies or make certain financial information available for public inspection at their principal, regional and district offices during normal business hours. While the Business Office maintains a hard copy of the Public Inspection file, the following items are available online (PDF unless otherwise noted):

Affirmation of Organization's Exempt Status - 501(c)(3) Letter

The IRS issued a determination letter providing written assurance about the organization's tax-exempt status in May 1982. This determination letter, also known as the 501(c)(3) letter, was reissued in July 1998 after the University's name change.

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Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax - IRS Form 990

Organizations exempt from income tax under Internal Revenue Code section 501(a), which includes sections 501(c), 501(e), 501(f), 501(k), 501(n), and 4947(a)(1) must generally file Form 990 or Form 990-EZ based on their gross receipts for the tax year.

Fiscal year ended June 30, 2016

Fiscal year ended June 30, 2015

Fiscal year ended June 30, 2014


Application for Recognition of Exemption - IRS Form 1023

The IRS Form 1023 is filed by organizations to apply for recognition of exemption from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3).


Audited Financial Statements

Kettering University contracts with an independent auditing firm to annually audit its balance sheet and related statements of activities and changes in net assets and cash flows in accordance with auditing standard generally accepted in the U.S.  and standards applicable to financial audits contained in Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.

June 30, 2017

June 30, 2016

June 30, 2015