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H. N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-04-15

At A Glance

H. N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation

P.O. Box 13390

Palm Desert, CA United States 92255-3390

Telephone: (760) 341-5293


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $449,275,171

Total giving: N/A






Established in 1993 in CA, AZ, and TX - The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation was established as a private family foundation in 1961. The basis Mr. and Mrs. Berger used in establishing their foundation was to provide people with the opportunity to improve their own situations

Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on higher education, cultural programs, public health organizations, and hospitals. Committed to long-term support of present donees.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made loans benefiting the arts, housing, children and youth, and education. The foundation also makes PRIs by leasing office space to nonprofits at below-market rates.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $449,275,171 (market value)

Expenditures: $39,984,350

Total giving: N/A

Qualifying distributions: $24,491,817