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State Farm Companies Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Incorporated in 1963 in IL.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

education, higher education, voluntarism promotion

LIMITATIONS

No support for Houses of Worship or organizations established for religious, political, or special interest purposes, veterans', fraternal, or social organizations under Section 501(c)(4), professional organizations under Section 501(c)(6), discriminatory organizations, or nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code that are not private foundations because they are described in Code Section 509(a)(3) or 509(a)(4)

No grants to individuals.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $17,189,637

Qualifying distributions: $17,189,637

Giving activities include:

$14,209,305 for 496 grants (high: $4,106,358

$2,980,332 employee matching gifts

SELECTED GRANTS

  • $3,105,358 to Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, in 2012.
  • $1,796,034 to National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Evanston, IL, in 2012.
  • $905,730 to Illinois State University Foundation, Normal, IL, in 2012.
  • $545,000 to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, in 2012.
  • $500,000 to Community Cancer Center Foundation, Normal, IL, in 2012.
  • $334,484 to United Way of McLean County, Bloomington, IL, in 2012.
  • $240,703 to United Way of McLean County, Bloomington, IL, in 2012.
  • $65,000 to Scholarship America, Saint Peter, MN, in 2012.
  • $63,734 to United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Dallas, TX, in 2012.
  • $24,046 to United Way of Weld County, Greeley, CO, in 2012.