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The Anders Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Anders Foundation

P.O. Box 184

Deer Harbor, WA United States 98243-0184

Telephone: 3603765138

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment; Politics; Other
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $3,821,809

Total giving: $438,100



Bridge Number



Established in 1993 in WA - Founded by William A. Anders, a former astronaut who took part in the Apollo 8 lunar mission. He was also named by President Ford to become the first Chairman of the newly established Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1975. As a businessman, Mr. Anders worked with General Electric, and later was Chairman and C.E.O. of General Dynamic Corporation.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for environmental educational programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community recreation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Environmental education
  • Foundations
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Musical ensembles and groups
  • Parks
  • Performing arts
  • Sports and recreation
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Community foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $3,821,809 (market value)

Gifts received: $25

Expenditures: $467,717

Total giving: $438,100

Qualifying distributions: $438,100