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Ruth Eleanor Bamberger and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

Ruth Eleanor Bamberger and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation

136 S. Main St., Ste. 418

Salt Lake City, UT United States 84101-1690

Telephone: (801) 364-2045


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $22,662,503

Total giving: $1,354,374






Incorporated in 1947 in UT

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for secondary education, especially undergraduate scholarships for student nurses, and for schools, hospitals and health agencies, youth and child welfare agencies and a natural history museum.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships for UT residents, with preference given to nursing students. Occasional loans awarded for medical education.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Community college education
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Medical education
  • Natural history museums
  • Nursing care
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $22,662,503 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,589,539

Total giving: $1,354,374

Qualifying distributions: $1,435,562

Giving activities include:

$1,354,374 for 81 grants (high: $202,000; low: $2,000)