Unrelated business taxable income (UBIT) is income from a trade or business that is regularly carried on by a tax-exempt organization and is not substantially related to the organization's exempt purpose.
The vast majority of public and private universities and colleges are tax-exempt entities as defined by IRC Section 501(c)(3) because of their educational purposes—purposes that the federal government has long recognized as fundamental to fostering the productive and civic capacity of its citizens—…
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is the cornerstone of America’s basic research enterprise. NSF supports fundamental, interdisciplinary, and ground-breaking research and education needed to ensure that the U.S. remains at the forefront of science and innovation.
Endowments are collections of donated funds that are managed to provide permanent support for nonprofit universities' educational, scientific, and charitable missions -- namely, teaching students, performing research, and addressing problems affecting communities, states, and the nation.