THE OXFORD FUNDS

Address
KING CHARLES HOUSE PARK END STREET
OXFORD, FO OX1 1JD
UK
Contact
Website: http://www.ouem.co.uk/the-oxford-funds
Phone: +1 (441) 865-6149
Nonprofit
NTEE: Q11 - Single Organization Support
EIN: 98-0680056

Mission

THE OXFORD FUNDS ("THE FUNDS") IS AN ENDOWMENT FUND ESTABLISHED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IN 1945 AND GOVERNED BY THE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES TRUSTS ACT OF 1943. THE FUNDS'S PURPOSE IS TO COLLECTIVELY ADMINISTER THE ASSETS OF TRUSTS THAT ARE ADMINISTERED BY THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD ("THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD"), OR OTHER TRUSTEES FOR PURPOSES CONNECTED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD AND THAT ARE U.K. CHARITIES. THE TRUSTS, WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO THE FUNDS, HAVE A WIDE RANGE OF CHARITABLE PURPOSES, BUT MOSTLY REPRESENT ENDOWMENT MONEY WHICH IS BEING USED TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM SUPPORT FOR ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. THE STRUCTURE OF THE FUNDS HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO ENABLE TRUSTS WHICH ARE CONNECTED WITH THE UNIVERSITY AND WHICH SHARE THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES AND TIME HORIZON OF THE EXISTING PARTICIPANTS TO POOL THEIR INVESTMENTS.
 201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1945
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeAssociation
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00  
Number of employees00 
Number of people compensated >$100k00 
Number of highly compensated contractors1215 
Personnel
Scholars, Masters
TitleOF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDOF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD 
Name of key/compensated personTHE CHANCELLOR MASTERS SCHOLARSTHE CHANCELLOR MASTERS SCHOLARS 
Average hours per week working for org 1.0 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionInstitutional trusteeInstitutional trustee 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE OXFORD FUNDS WAS ESTABLISHED TO COLLECTIVELY ADMINISTER THE ASSETS OF TRUSTS THAT SHARE A COMMON PURPOSE OF PROVIDING LONG-TERM SUPPORT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.THE OXFORD FUNDS WAS ESTABLISHED TO COLLECTIVELY ADMINISTER THE ASSETS OF TRUSTS THAT SHARE A COMMON PURPOSE OF PROVIDING LONG-TERM SUPPORT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. 
Program expenses (total)$93,920,916.00$77,857,871.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE FUNDS'S PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD THROUGH ITS INVESTMENT RETURNS. TOTAL DISTRIBUTIONS TO UNITHOLDERS OF THE FUNDS FOR THE YEAR 2015 WERE $93,920,916. THE FUNDS'S REVENUE WAS DERIVED ENTIRELY BY INVESTMENT INCOME AND SALES OF ITS UNITS.
Program expenses$93,920,916.00$77,857,871.00 
Program descriptionTHE FUNDS'S PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD THROUGH ITS INVESTMENT RETURNS. TOTAL DISTRIBUTIONS TO UNITHOLDERS OF THE FUNDS FOR THE YEAR 2015 WERE $93,920,916. THE FUNDS'S REVENUE WAS DERIVED ENTIRELY BY INVESTMENT INCOME AND SALES OF ITS UNITS.THE FUNDS' PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD THROUGH ITS INVESTMENT RETURNS. TOTAL DISTRIBUTIONS TO UNITHOLDERS OF THE FUNDS FOR THE YEAR 2014 WERE $77,857,871. THE FUNDS'S REVENUE WAS DERIVED ENTIRELY BY INVESTMENT INCOME AND SALES OF ITS UNITS. 
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$108,663,810.00$93,671,507.00 
Program services (total functional expenses)$93,920,916.00$77,857,871.00 
Management & general (total functional expenses)$14,742,894.00$15,813,636.00 
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00 
Revenue
Total revenue$703,899,279.00$417,831,879.00 
Program service revenue (total)$520,587,861.00$217,918,552.00$0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00$4,239,869.00$120,433,360.00
Investment income$182,074,634.00$194,124,357.00 
Total unrelated business revenue-$1,122,299.00$626,013.00 
Other revenue, current yr$1,236,784.00$1,549,101.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$1,122,299.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$4,239,869.00 
Gross receipts$706,206,771.00$419,184,025.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions from related organizations $4,239,869.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$360,635.00$158,374.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$7,545,600.00$16,656,325.00 
Net rental income$876,149.00$1,390,727.00$1,304,940.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$1,374,702.00$1,082,707.00 
Investment management fees (total)$12,882,492.00$13,936,371.00 
Accounting service fees (total)$134,547.00$115,567.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$3,602,360,839.00$3,314,798,645.00$1,806,429,797.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,314,798,645.00$2,907,549,205.00 
Total liabilities$51,087,614.00$236,446,484.00$42,307,036.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$236,446,484.00$32,796,291.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$3,551,273,225.00$3,078,352,161.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$3,078,352,161.00$2,874,752,914.00 
Other liabilities$0.00$0.00 
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00 
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$0.00$0.00 
Investments: other securities$0.00$3,532,504.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,340,282,137.00$2,815,412,836.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$64,852,136.00$262,359,097.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$262,359,097.00$145,979,477.00 
Investments: program-related$0.00$0.00 
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00 
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00 
Grants payable$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$595,235,469.00$324,160,372.00 
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00 
Accounts receivable, net$26,660,342.00$63,083,167.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$4,263,005.00$40,967,353.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$13,769,994.00$12,610,410.00 
Deferred revenue$37,317,620.00$223,836,074.00 
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$3,551,273,225.00$3,078,352,161.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members11 
Number of independent voting members00 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2015-01-012014-01-01 
Tax year end date2015-12-312014-12-31 
Accounting methodOtherOther 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-04-102016-02-16 
IRS schema version2015v2.12014v5.0 
Filing identifier201633209349312563201543209349304684 
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