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Rita Allen Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Incorporated in 1953 in NY.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

agriculture, biology, humanities, health care, youth development, medical research

LIMITATIONS

No grants to individuals (except university research scientists), or for building funds.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $5,823,826

Qualifying distributions: $7,131,007

Giving activities include:

$5,823,826 for 101 grants (high: $250,000; low: $450)

$80,985 for 1 foundation-administered program

SELECTED GRANTS

  • $325,000 to Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, Arlington, VA, in 2013. For Feedback Labs Project
  • $300,000 to Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, in 2012. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $300,000 to Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, in 2013. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $300,000 to Rockefeller University, New York, NY, in 2012. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $300,000 to Rockefeller University, New York, NY, in 2013. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $250,000 to Public Radio International, Minneapolis, MN, in 2012. For Immigrant Lives
  • $250,000 to Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA, in 2013. For Voting Information Project
  • $220,000 to Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, in 2012. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $220,000 to Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, in 2013. For Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program
  • $200,000 to Center for Responsive Politics, Washington, DC, in 2012. For 501c4 data project
  • $200,000 to PopTech, Camden, ME, in 2012. For Science and Social Innovation Fellows
  • $150,000 to Code for America Labs, San Francisco, CA, in 2013. For 2013/14 fellowship