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The Argus Fund

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Argus Fund

501 Office Center Dr., Ste. 2

Fort Washington, PA United States 19034

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $21,423,919

Total giving: $1,151,500

EIN

205045447

BRIDGE Number

7004770301

Background

Established in 2006 in PA

Purpose and Activities

The fund will be dedicated, within its financial ability, to provide leadership and supportive funding to organizations, programs and institutions that provide individuals and families with opportunities to help themselves improve the quality of their lives. The fund will also serve to initiate and assist a broad range of activities and projects which tend to improve the human condition, bringing better health, education, self-sufficiency, and cross-cultural understanding to individuals and groups worldwide. To this end, initially, the fund will make local, national, and international grants related but not restricted to: 1) The Arts and Humanities; 2) Humanitarian Aid; 3) Environmental Protection & Conservation; 4) Peaceful Coexistence; 5) Social Reform & Progressive problem solving; 6) Educational Access; 7) Health Care Advocacy; 8) Technological Accessibility & Empowerment; 9) Historical Preservation; and 10) Multi-Cultural Awareness Legacy Giving.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Cultural awareness
  • Democracy and civil society development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Human rights
  • Humanities
  • International development
  • International peace and security
  • Music
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $21,423,919 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,604,178

Total giving: $1,151,500

Qualifying distributions: $1,330,902