Role of the Member/Manager
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation serves as the sole member/manager of Noble Research Institute, LLC, an Oklahoma, nonprofit single-member limited liability company.
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation provides the leadership for Noble Research Institute to carry out its charitable purposes, act as a good steward of its resources, and conduct and support its activities in accordance with the vision of founder Lloyd Noble. The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation further directs management to formalize and implement Noble Research Institute’s strategic plan.
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the employees of Noble Research Institute acknowledge and agree that the following principles apply to our association with and the activities we conduct on behalf of Noble Research Institute:
- Noble Research Institute exists because of the vision and generosity of our founder,
- We are stewards of the resources and the vision of Lloyd Noble.
- Our conduct will be fair and honest, and our activities will adhere to the purposes for which Noble Research Institute was established.
The organization’s current articles of organization and operating agreement can be found at noble.org/about/governance.
Annual Internal Revenue Service Informational Return
Noble Research Institute, LLC annually files a 990-PF informational return with the Internal Revenue Service. Noble Research Institute’s current 990-PF may be downloaded at noble.org/about/governance. Historical returns for Noble Research Institute are available at guidestar.org.
Leadership and Governance
A special thank you to our donors
We are grateful for your invaluable support and willingness to walk alongside farmers and ranchers taking the regenerative journey. Together, we can rebuild the soil and unleash its power.
Major Donors ($1,000 and up)
Churchill Cattle Co.
Steven and Debbie Rhines
W.D. Hoard and Sons
Brooks and Elizabeth Zimmerman
It is only through the generous support of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation that Noble Research Institute can carry out its mission to support farmers and ranchers. The Noble Foundation provides grant funding for Noble Research Institute to carry out its charitable purposes, act as a good steward of its resources, and conduct and support its activities in accordance with the vision of founder Lloyd Noble.
As a way of saying ‘thank you’ to Noble Research Institute for all the support it has given and continues to give, and to help in a small way to fund and support ongoing and future research, we want to donate what we can, when we can.”Tim Jones, Hokkaido, Japan