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The Jenifer Altman Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-08-30

At A Glance

The Jenifer Altman Foundation

Presidio Bldg. 1016, 1st Fl.

San Francisco, CA United States 94129-0209

URL: www.jaf.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $5,780,062

Total giving: $306,900

EIN

943146675

BRIDGE Number

7301194112

Background

Established in 1991 in CA - Jenifer Altman was a Sr. Research Assoc. at Commonweal, a health and environmental research institute in Bolinas, CA. She established the foundation shortly before her death in 1991

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for: 1) Environmental Health and Justice (grants to address the impact of chemicals on human and ecological health, and to develop and strengthen an integrated global environmental health and justice movement); 2) Bolinas Community Projects (grants that contribute to the well-being of the small coastal community of Bolinas, CA); 3) Commonweal; and 4) Special Projects.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Bolinas Community Projects

Grants to contribute to the well-being of the small coastal community of Bolinas, CA.

Commonweal

Support for Commonweal health and environmental research institute.

Environmental Health and Justice

Grants to address the impact of chemicals on human and ecological health, and to develop and strengthen an integrated global environmental health and justice movement.

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards to individuals who have made significant contributions to human health or the health of the earth.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Community and economic development
  • Environment
  • Spirituality
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $5,780,062 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,000

Expenditures: $721,675

Total giving: $306,900

Qualifying distributions: $474,467