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Profile Last Updated: 09/27/2018 Grant Information Last Updated: 03/01/2019

Besser Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Grants primarily to local schools and colleges and health and social service agencies; giving also to Africare for projects in underdeveloped nations in Africa. In addition, the foundation partially supports the Jesse Besser Museum, a local historical and art museum.


Incorporated in 1944 in MI


Besser Foundation

Independent foundation



Bridge Number



123 N. 2nd Ave., Ste. 3 Alpena, MI United States 49707-2801

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 9893566613