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The Batten Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/16/2017
Last grant data update: 05/20/2017

At A Glance

The Batten Foundation

P.O. Box 3310

Norfolk, VA United States 23514-3310

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

541451569

BRIDGE Number

6683724300

Background

Established in 1988 in VA - Founded by the late Frank Batten, a communications entrepreneur who co-founded the cable station, "The Weather Channel" as well as Landmark Communications, a privately held media company known for its ethical conduct.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for a public library.