Grinnell College Endowment Overview

  • Type
  • Endowment

  • Professionals
  • 14

  • AUM
  • 00.00

  • Commitments
  • 4

Grinnell College Endowment General Information


Grinnell College manages an endowment fund that is based in Des Moines, Iowa. The endowment helps support various academic programs, students, faculty, and scholarships. The college's investment office manages the endowment in accordance with the college's investment policy and its endowment spending policy. The operations of the investment office are overseen by the board of trustees who are further assisted by the investment committee and finance committee.

Contact Information

Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Primary Contact
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Chief Investment Officer & Department Head of Investment Office
+0 (000) 000-0000
Primary Office
  • 733 Broad Street
  • Grinnell, IA 50112
  • United States
+1 (641) 000-0000

Grinnell College Endowment Commitments (4)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
000 00000000 0000 000 Ulu Ventures Palo Alto, CA 2021 00000 0000-00-00
00000 000000 0 Actis London, United Kingdom 2012 00.00 0000-00-00 0000
000000000 0000000000 00 Intellectual Ventures Bellevue, WA 2008 00.00 0000-00-00
000 0000 00000000 000 Red Rock Ventures Palo Alto, CA 2002 00000 0000-00-00
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Grinnell College Endowment Commitment Analytics

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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

Grinnell College Endowment Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
  • Target Fixed Income:
    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

Grinnell College Endowment Team (26)

Name Title Office
Schvalla Rivera Ph.D Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion & Senior Advisor to the President Grinnell, IA
Jainen Thayer Chief Investment Officer & Department Head of Investment Office Grinnell, IA
Nancy Combs Controller and Assistant Treasurer Des Moines, IA
Donnette Ellis II Community Relations and Grant Coordinator Des Moines, IA
Kelly Sandquist Director of Investment Operations Des Moines, IA
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Grinnell College Endowment Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
Charles Gottdiener Self Member of the Executive & Finance Committee 000 0000
David Maxwell Grinnell College Endowment Chairman & Trustee 000 0000
George Moose Grinnell College Endowment Member of the Executive Committee 000 0000
John Kispert Grinnell College Endowment Chairman, Finance Committee 000 0000
Karen Shaff Grinnell College Endowment Member of the Finance Committee 000 0000
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