The mission of the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation is to support the work of LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, which aims to discover the triggers of chronic diseases through innovative research that improves human health.

Established in 1987, the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. As such, donations to the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation’s Federal Tax I.D. is: 58-1767810.

The Foundation Board of Directors are firmly committed to conducting business according to the highest standards of integrity, accountability and transparency.

Various organizational and financial documents are provided below for your information.

IRS Form 990 and Financial Audit Report

June 30, 2019: (Form 990, Audit Report)
June 30, 2018: (Form 990, Audit Report)
June 30, 2017: (Form 990, Audit Report)

Organizational Documents

501(c)(3) Exemption Letter
Code of Ethics Policy
Donor Bill of Rights
Gift Acceptance Policy

Click here for more information regarding the Foundation’s state charitable disclosures.