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The Pew Charitable Trusts

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Purpose and Activities

The Pew Charitable Trusts support nonprofit activities in the areas of culture, education, the environment, health and human services, public policy and religion. Based in Philadelphia, the trusts make strategic investments to help organizations and citizens develop practical solutions to difficult problems. Under its Public Policy initiative, the Trusts support environmental causes including wilderness protection, conservation of living marine resources, and clean energy. Under its Government Performance, the Trusts interest include state policy, health, consumer financial stability, and fiscal and economic policy. The Trust's Philadelphia Program includes arts and culture, civic initiatives, health and human services, and the Philadelphia Research Initiative. The Pew Research Center aligns with the Trust's Informing the Public program.


Established in 1948; the trusts reorganized into a public charity in 2004


The Pew Charitable Trusts

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