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The Charles Barkley Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

The Charles Barkley Foundation, Inc.

2 N. 20th St., Ste. 1400

Birmingham, AL United States 35203-4051

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,593,079

Total giving: $197,734





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Glenn Guthrie, 407 Woodward Rd., Trussville, AL 35173-3216, tel.: (205) 251-8000


Established in 1995 in AL - Founded in the name of Charles Barkley, a former NBA superstar with the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets, as well as with the 1992 U.S. Olympic "Dream Team." Barkley won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1993, and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. Barkley is currently a basketball analyst for TNT.

Purpose and Activities

Support for education, primarily through scholarship funds.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,593,079 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,504

Expenditures: $211,823

Total giving: $197,734

Qualifying distributions: $197,734

Giving activities include:

$197,734 for 26 grants (high: $36,000; low: $1,000)