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Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world. Grants for a selected list of international organizations in the Near East, including those working toward reversing global overpopulation; grants also to a selected few national agencies in the U.S., the balance directed to organizations located in New York City. Most grants in the U.S. for higher and secondary education, youth agencies and child welfare, and cultural programs.

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Incorporated in 1917 in NY - Cleveland H. Dodge was an official of the Phelps Dodge Corporation, founded in 1832 by his great-grandfather, Anson Phelps, and his grandfather, William E. Dodge. Phelps Dodge was a leading copper mining corporation, and as such, its product was in great demand for making armaments. Therefore, in 1917 its profits soared. Stating his desire not to benefit personally from war profits, Dodge set up the foundation with the very general proviso that its income should be used "for the betterment of mankind", but precluded giving to health care and medical research organizations, since he felt that money for these was "already available from other sources." After Dodge died in 1926, his son Cleveland E. Dodge became president of the foundation and it is now headed by his great-grandson, William D. Rueckert.

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Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, Inc.

Independent foundation

EIN

136015087

Bridge Number

0747340115

Location

420 Lexington Ave., Ste. 2331 New York City, NY United States 10170-2332

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