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Birtwistle Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Birtwistle Family Foundation

(formerly Donald B. Birtwistle Foundation)

300 S. Rath Ave., Apt. 25

Ludington, MI United States 49431

Telephone: (616) 843-2501

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,230,974

Total giving: $105,400






Established in 1987 in MI

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, including scholarships to graduates of the Ludington, MI, area school district. Applicants must be in their senior year of college for scholarships.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to graduates of the Ludington Area School District, MI, for college and graduate school.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Arts councils
  • Arts services
  • Diabetes
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Human services
  • Philanthropy
  • Public safety
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of disaster

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,230,974 (market value)

Gifts received: $30,360

Expenditures: $124,242

Total giving: $105,400

Qualifying distributions: $106,875