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Purdue University

Child Organization: Trustees of Purdue University

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S., is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University System. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with three buildings, six instructors, and 39 students. Today, Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the second largest international student population of any public university in the United States.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$426,815 Given
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

covers roughly through Q4 2013
  • Top Recipients

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    Organization's PAC(s)
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    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
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    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for Purdue University Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Lobbying

$7,149,000 Spent
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q3, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of Purdue University

View all lobbying data for Purdue University Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 1110 dockets; Submitted to 62 dockets
Information

All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Purdue University" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Earmarks

$6,210,000 Received
Information

Figures are based on both committee earmark disclosures and on analysis of appropriations bill text. Table shows top 10 earmarks, ordered by dollar amount in the final version of the bill.

For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

Top Earmarks

Fiscal Year Amount Description
2008 $1,400,000 Purdue University: Command, Control, Communications Technology -- Integrated Lightweight Electronics Shelter
2010 $1,312,000 Purdue University: National Test Facility for Aerospace Fuels Propulsion
2008 $1,200,000 Purdue University: Chemical, Smoke and Equipment Defeating Technology -- Rapid and Accurate Pathogen Identification/Detection (RAPID) Program
2010 $800,000 Purdue University: Coal Transformation Laboratory
2010 $750,000 Purdue University: International Center for Food Technology Development to Expand Markets, IN
2008 $372,000 Purdue University: Hardwood Scanning Center, IN
2010 $188,000 Purdue University: Midwest Center for Bioenergy Grasses, IN
2010 $188,000 Purdue University: Integrated Economic and Technical Analysis of Sustainable Biomass Energy Systems, IN
View all earmarks data for Purdue University

Federal Spending

380 grants; 18 contracts; 78 loans
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Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
grant
Purdue University 2011 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $9,930,990
loan
Purdue University 2011 Education, Department Of DL BASE RECORD 2011-2012 $9,891,186
grant
Purdue University 2011 Student Financial Assistance Programs GRANT PROGRAM $9,835,254
grant
Purdue University 2011 Student Financial Assistance Programs GRANT PROGRAM $9,830,438
grant
Purdue University 2012 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $9,622,182
loan
Purdue University 2010 Education, Department Of 2010-2011 DL BASE RECORD $9,602,524
loan
Purdue University 2012 Education, Department Of DL BASE RECORD 2012-2013 $9,568,598
grant
Purdue University 2011 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $9,545,659
grant
Purdue University 2012 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $9,491,351
grant
Purdue University 2012 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $9,450,445
View all grant & loan data for Purdue University View all contract data for Purdue University Sources: USASpending.gov

Advisory Committees

903 people on 194 committees
Information

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "Purdue University" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 760 people on 104 committees
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 88 people on 39 committees
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 25 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of Defense 11 people on 15 committees
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 9 people on 5 committees
  • Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5 people on 9 committees
  • Toggle Department of Agriculture 7 people on 7 committees
  • Toggle Department of Energy 5 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Arts 3 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of the Interior 3 people on 2 committees
View all advisory committee data for Purdue University