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Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation

1525 W. WT Harris Blvd., D1114-044

Charlotte, NC United States 28288-5709

Telephone: 3367478203


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $9,603,238

Total giving: $467,500



Additional Contact Information

Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services, 1 W. 4th St., 6th Fl., Winston-Salem, NC 27101, tel.: (855) 739-2920, e-mail:


Incorporated in 1983 in NJ

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to 1) arrange for musical entertainments, concerts and recitals of a character appropriate for the education and instruction of the public in the musical arts, with paramount consideration given to traditional classical music programs, 2) aid worthy students of music in securing a complete and adequate musical education, and 3) aid organizations in their efforts to present fine music to the public, provided that such organizations are operated exclusively for educational purposes.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Bergen Music Study Scholarships aid worthy music students who are NJ residents and who are studying orchestral instruments or conductor training.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Music
  • Musical ensembles and groups
  • Orchestral music
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $9,603,238 (market value)

Expenditures: $577,193

Total giving: $467,500

Qualifying distributions: $494,243