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The Bonfire Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

The Bonfire Foundation

26 Hidden Oak Dr.

Farmington, CT United States 06032-2734

Telephone: (800) 923-3516


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,858,889

Total giving: $16,100






Established in 1998 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving to provide financial and motivational support to youth, helping them realize that they can raise the quality of their lives and the lives of those around them. The foundation will also provide educational grants to students enthusiastic to be collegiate team members but who are in need of financial assistance to achieve their dreams.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to students who show a strong sense of determination, ambition combined with good judgment, to realize their full potential in raising their quality of life as well as the lives of those around them. The foundation highly considers and values those individuals focusing on journalistic/media and/or athletic pursuits.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Religion
  • Secondary education
  • University education
International Interests
  • Africa
  • India
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Male adolescents
  • Male children and youth
  • Males
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,858,889 (market value)

Gifts received: $250

Expenditures: $111,535

Total giving: $16,100

Qualifying distributions: $50,957