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The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for symphonies, opera companies, and educational institutions.


Established in 1986 in CA - Founded by Gordon Getty, who is the fourth child of the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, the founder of Getty Oil. After his father died in 1976, Gordon assumed control of his father's $2 billion trust and in 1986 he sold Getty Oil to Texaco for $10 billion.


The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

Independent foundation



Bridge Number



1 Embarcadero Ctr., Ste. 1350 San Francisco, CA United States 94111-3700

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 415-675-0169