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Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation

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Last profile update: 01/13/2017
Last grant data update: 01/21/2017

At A Glance

Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation

5800 Airline Dr.

Metairie, LA United States 70003-3876

Telephone: (504) 731-1780

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

260221908

BRIDGE Number

6585023560

Background

Established in 2007 in TX - Founded by Gayle and Tom Benson. Tom Benson is the owner of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints and the National Basketball Association's New Orleans Pelicans. Benson became wealthy by investing profits from his automobile dealerships into local banks. He eventually purchased several small banks and formed Benson Financial, which he sold to Wells Fargo in 1996.