ALEXANDER DAWSON FOUNDATION
6720 VIA AUSTI PARKWAY SUITE 260, LAS VEGAS, NV 89119 adsrm.org dawsonschool.org

Total Revenue
$45,657,687
Total Expenses
$34,488,762
Net Assets
$225,807,707

Organizations Filed Purposes: THE MISSION OF THE ALEXANDER DAWSON FOUNDATION IS TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION THAT WILL PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY EDUCATION, NURTURE FUTURE LEADERS, PREPARE YOUNG ADULTS TO EXCEL IN COLLEGE AND SOCIETY, AND DEVELOP THE SELF-RESPECT, SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SELF-RELIANCE OF EACH STUDENT BY STRESSING THE VALUE OF HARD WORK AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT FOR AUTHORITY.

THE FOUNDATION, A NEVADA CHARITABLE TRUST, WAS ORGANIZED AND IS OPERATED EXCLUSIVELY FOR CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, ITS MISSION IS TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION.

THE ALEXANDER DAWSON SCHOOL IN BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO, A $46 MILLION FACILITY BUILT BY THE ALEXANDER DAWSON FOUNDATION IN 1970, PROVIDES A RIGOROUS, COLLEGE PREPARATORY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT CHALLENGES 529 STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 12 TO ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN MIND, BODY AND CHARACTER.DURING THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR, THE SCHOOL PROVIDED $1,546,413 IN FINANCIAL AID TO 88 DESERVING AND TALENTED STUDENTS WHO OTHERWISE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO AFFORD A DAWSON EDUCATION. IN JUNE 2018, THE SCHOOL AWARDED DIPLOMAS TO 56 GRADUATES, WHO WERE ACCEPTED TO SUCH COLLEGES AS HARVARD UNIVERSITY, EMORY UNIVERSITY, WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, TUFTS UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY, UNITED STATE MILITARY ACADEMY AND WERE OFFERED $9,116,528 IN SCHOLARSHIPS. IN ADDITION, THE SCHOOL OWNED AND OPERATED A SUMMER CAMP IN 2017-2018 THAT OFFERED INSTRUCTION AND ACTIVITIES IN SPORTS, ACADEMICS, ARTS, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIALTY CAMPS FOR 1,655 BOYS AND GIRLS.

THE ALEXANDER DAWSON SCHOOL AT RAINBOW MOUNTAIN IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, A $40 MILLION FACILITY BUILT BY THE ALEXANDER DAWSON FOUNDATION IN 2000, PROVIDES A NURTURING LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR 488 STUDENTS IN PRE-SCHOOL THROUGH GRADE EIGHT THAT CHALLENGES STUDENTS TO ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN MIND, BODY AND CHARACTER. DURING THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR, THE SCHOOL PROVIDED $1,145,609 IN FINANCIAL AID TO 90 DESERVING AND TALENTED STUDENTS WHO OTHERWISE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO AFFORD A DAWSON EDUCATION. IN JUNE 2018, THE SCHOOL GRADUATED 42 EIGHTH GRADERS, WHO HAVE GONE ON TO ATTEND LOCAL PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT HIGH SCHOOLS, AS WELL AS, SUCH BOARDING SCHOOLS AS CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL, DEERFIELD ACADEMY AND THACHER SCHOOL

THE ALEXANDER DAWSON FOUNDATION SUPPORTS DAWSON SUMMER INITIATIVE (COLORADO) AND DAWSON COLLEGE BOUND (NEVADA). EACH CONSISTS OF A SUMMER PROGRAM AND A YEAR-ROUND MENTORING PROGRAM CONDUCTED ON EACH SCHOOL CAMPUS. THE PROGRAMS PROVIDE ENRICHING, INTELLECTUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH-ACHIEVING PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AT NO COST TO THE PARTICIPANTS. TRANSPORTATION AND MEALS ARE ALSO PROVIDED AT NO COST. DAWSON SUMMER INITIATIVE IS AN ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR HIGH-ACHIEVING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS CURRENTLY IN GRADES 6 AND 7. 160 STUDENTS FROM OVER 25 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN BOULDER COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS ATTENDED 2-5 WEEKS OF INTENSIVELY COLLABORATIVE, HANDS-ON STUDY OF A PARTICULAR THEME. THE PROGRAM IS HELD AT THE LAFAYETTE CAMPUS AND PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR INQUISITIVE STUDENTS TO MEET OTHER STUDENTS FROM MANY DIFFERENT SCHOOLS, DELVE INTO ONE OF THE MOST TALKED ABOUT TOPICS IN THE NEWS, AND IDENTIFY REAL-WORLD SOLUTIONS. DAWSON COLLEGE BOUND IS AN INITIATIVE THAT PROVIDES LONG-TERM ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT AND MENTORSHIP TO HIGH-ACHIEVING, LAS VEGAS AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL YOUTH AS A BRIDGE TO COLLEGE. PUBLIC SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS BEGIN THEIR PARTICIPATION FOLLOWING 6TH GRADE AND PROGRESS THROUGH THE PROGRAM DURING MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL YEARS. ACTIVITIES INCLUDED A MONTH-LONG SUMMER PROGRAM, WEEKEND WORKSHOPS, SCHOOL FAIRS, SOCIAL EVENTS AND ACADEMIC ADVISING. DURING 2017-2018, 140 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
George MooreHEAD OF SCHOOL40$361,949
Carola WittmannHEAD OF SCHOOL40$245,000
Roxanne StansburyHEAD OF LOWER SCHOOL40$195,531
Michelle WolfCFO40$140,701
Elizabeth CarsonDIRECTOR OF UPPER SCHOOL40$105,681
W Hunter CampbellTRUSTEE, GENERAL COUNSEL10$66,000
Pearl GallagherTRUSTEE5$66,000
Susan W BorstTRUSTEE5$66,000
Oswald GutscheTRUSTEE, CHAIRMAN, TREASUR40$66,000
Kimberley JohnstonTRUSTEE, SECRETARY40$66,000
Lisa EylerTRUSTEE5$63,000

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