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Profile Last Updated: 03/02/2021

Ann Bancroft Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to help girls and women realize their highest dreams and potential through recognizing individual achievement and promoting initiatives that inspire courage, risk-taking, integrity, and individuality.


Established in 1989 in MN - Founded by explorer Ann Bancroft who, in 1986, became the first woman to reach the North Pole on foot and by sled; in 1992, she also became one of the first women to reach the South Pole on skis. She is currently the co-owner of Bancroft Arnesen Explorer


Ann Bancroft Foundation

Public charity




2356 University Ave W Suite 404 Saint Paul, MN United States 55114-1892

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