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John F. and Mary A. Geisse Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving for economic development in the developing world, rural development, and water development.


Established in 1969 in MO - Founded by John F. and Mary A. Geisse. The late John F. Geisse was the founder of The Wholesale Club, Inc. (now a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) and of Venture Stores, Inc., formerly a division of May Department Stores, Inc., and he was also a co-founder of Target Stores. The foundation is funded exclusively by contributions from John F. and Mary A. Geisse.


John F. and Mary A. Geisse Foundation

Family foundation




38050 Jackson Rd. Chagrin Falls, OH United States 44022-2025

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 4405575078