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Blackstone Charitable Foundation

Manager: Elizabeth Colello
Priority: Restricted

BACKGROUND

Established in 2007 in DE.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

community development, economic development, urban/community development, entrepreneurship

LIMITATIONS

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $11,220,390

Qualifying distributions: N/A

Giving activities include:

$10,826,232 for 133 grants (high: $1,950,000; low: $7,000)

SELECTED GRANTS

 $150,000 (2015) African Leadership Academy

The funding will go to a pan-African secondary institution that aims to educate and develop outstanding students into principled ethical leaders for Africa, to pilot entrepreneurial training camps across Africa to allow young people to design and lead ventures.

 $200,000 (2015) Cornell Tech

The funding will allow Cornell Tech, an innovative program that develops pioneering leaders and technologies for the information age, to support Cornell Tech student entrepreneurs through Seed Award grants.