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John W. Anderson Foundation


Last profile update: 02/26/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

John W. Anderson Foundation

402 Wall St., Ste. 12

Valparaiso, IN United States 46383-2562

Telephone: (219) 462-4611

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Trust established in 1967 in IN - Founded by the late John W. Anderson, a manufacturing executive and inventor, who served as president of the Anderson Company where products included windshield wiper parts and other automotive accessories. One of the principal recipients of funds since the foundation's inception has been the Boys and Girls Clubs. Several local branches of the organization have received substantial support.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations serving youth; higher educational institutions; community funds; scientific or medical research for the purpose of alleviating suffering; care of needy, crippled or orphaned children; care of needy persons who are sick, aged or helpless; improving the health, and quality of life of all persons; human services; and the arts and humanities.