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Pickens Abraham Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Pickens Abraham Foundation

2nd and Main St.

Canadian, TX United States 79014-2213

Telephone: (806) 323-8000

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $3,235,912

Total giving: $100,000






Established in 2007 in TX - Founded by T. Boone Pickens and Salem A. Abraham. T. Boone Pickens is the Chairman of BP Capital Hedge Fund Management. During the span of his long career, the legendary oilman and entrepreneur has created thousands of jobs and made billions of dollars— for others as well as himself. His contributions to a wide range of causes make him a regular on Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual list of top U.S. philanthropists. He is ranked by Forbes as one of the richest Americans. T. Boone Pickens has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $3,235,912 (market value)

Gifts received: $9,500

Expenditures: $121,465

Total giving: $100,000

Qualifying distributions: $100,000