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The Sherwood Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation is committed to improving child and family welfare through community investments in the following areas: public education, human services and social justice.


Established in 1999 in NE - Founded by Susan Alice Buffett, an American philanthropist and daughter of Warren Buffett and Susan Thompson Buffett. In 2006, Warren Buffett pledged a portion of his Berkshire-Hathaway, Inc. stock to the foundation to be paid out over time. In 2012, Warren Buffett decided to significantly increase the amount of stock he gives to the foundation, ultimately amounting to about $2.1 billion. Warren Buffett has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy.


The Sherwood Foundation

Family foundation




808 Conagra Drive No 200 Omaha, NE United States 68102

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