Public Disclosure

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The University of Minnesota is required to make the group exemption application, any supporting documents, and the exemption letter available for public inspection. A copy of the GEN Letter and a copy of the Exemption Application with supporting documents can be accessed below:

GEN Letter

Exemption Application with Supporting Documents

The subordinate organizations covered under the group ruling are required to make their annual information return, Form 990 or Form 990-EZ, available for public inspection for three years after the later of the due date of the return or the date the return is filed. Below are links to the returns for the counties that were required to file Form 990 or Form 990-EZ over the last three years:

2019 Forms 990 or 990-EZ
2018 Forms 990 or 990-EZ
2017 Forms 990 or 990-EZ

Many of the subordinate organizations covered under this ruling only have a Form 990-N or e-Postcard filing requirement. The public can view an individual organization's e-Postcard at a disclosure site on the Charities and Non-Profits page of the IRS Web site. To locate the links to the disclosure site, go to, click on “EO Select Check”, scroll down and click on  "Form 990-N (e-Postcard)" and then click on search "EO Select Check (e-Postcards filings)."