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J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-05-10

At A Glance

J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 370067

West Hartford, CT United States 06137-0067

Telephone: (860) 586-8201

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,307,244

Total giving: $916,950

EIN

061245402

BRIDGE Number

0625171423

Background

Established in 1989 in CT as successor to J. Walton Bissell Foundation

Purpose and Activities

Special consideration is given by the foundation to grants relating to the abuse of children and others, the nurture of children and families, the aid of those with visual or other physical or mental disability, and the encouragement of the arts.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Abuse prevention
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Domestic violence
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Family services
  • Freedom from slavery
  • Homeless shelters
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Individual liberties
  • Performing arts
  • Public safety
  • Rehabilitation of offenders
  • Sexual abuse
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with vision impairments
  • Undocumented immigrants
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse
Organizations
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,307,244 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,213,438

Total giving: $916,950

Qualifying distributions: $1,110,870