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The Aotearoa Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Aotearoa Foundation

101 Park Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10178-0002

Telephone: 2129845700

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $44,017,442

Total giving: $1,646,541






Established in 2004 in NY - Founded by Julian H. and Josephine T. Robertson. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. is the founder of Tiger Management LLC, an independent investment & wealth management firm. Robertson built it into one of the world’s largest hedge-fund management firms and by mid-1998 assets had soared to about $22 billion. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

Fields of Interest

  • Charter school education
  • Community and economic development
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Educational management
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
  • Higher education
  • Land resources
  • Natural resources
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
International Interests
  • New Zealand
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $44,017,442 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,811,951

Total giving: $1,646,541

Qualifying distributions: $1,760,596