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Foundation for California University of Pennsylvania*


The purpose of our Foundation is to support and supplement the charitable, educational and scientific activities and programs of Pennsylvania Western University (formerly California University of Pennsylvania). The Foundation receives grants from various private and state agencies of which some of these grants support environmental improvements.

Programs and Services

  • PennWest California campus offers Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees and non-degree programs. Enrichment activities: theater, arts, lectures and cultural events. Open to the public. Intercollegiate and intramural athletics, clubs and community service programs. Regional resource for conferences, camps, scholastic fairs and entertainment.

Primary Revenue Sources

Charitable gifts

Primary Fundraising Event

Ongoing programs are conducted seeking annual support.

2021 Financials

Federal Tax ID 25-1540183
Revenue 9457698
Expenses 5143803
Net Assets 35237425


Name: Denise Smith
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 724-938-4329
Address: 250 University Avenue, Box 59
California, PA 15419

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