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Longwood Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The mission is to be thoughtful stewards of Pierre S. dePont's legacy by being creative philanthropic leaders and by providing support to Longwood Gardens.


Incorporated in 1937 in DE - The foundation was established for the maintenance and improvement of Longwood Gardens, one thousand acres of formal gardens, greenhouses, and fountains in Pennsylvania. It was endowed by the late Pierre S. du Pont, former president and board chairman of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. The du Pont family has established numerous personal trusts and foundations of which Longwood is the largest.


Longwood Foundation

Independent foundation



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100 W 10th St Ste 1109 Wilmington, DE United States 19801-1653

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