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Ahearn Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-13

At A Glance

Ahearn Foundation

1100 Wehrle Dr., 2nd Fl.

Buffalo, NY United States 14221-7748

Telephone: 7168425506

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,022,040

Total giving: $68,750





Additional Contact Information

Application Address: c/o Robert J. Ahearn, 108 Moore Ave., Binghamton, NY 13903-3124, tel.: (607) 772-8531


Established in 1979 in NY - In 1979, J. Donald Ahearn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Instruments, encouraged the development of a charitable foundation at the company, for the community of Binghamton and Broome County. Upon his retirement, he continued the philanthropic interest in the community, in part by establishing a family foundation modeled after the Universal Instruments Foundation.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for health and education.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Orchestral music
  • Performing arts
  • Religion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Methodists
  • Protestants
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,022,040 (market value)

Expenditures: $79,499

Total giving: $68,750

Qualifying distributions: $68,750