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The Booth-Bricker Fund

Profile

Last profile update: 12/18/2016
Last grant data update: 04/22/2017

At A Glance

The Booth-Bricker Fund

826 Union St., Ste. 300

New Orleans, LA United States 70112-1411

Telephone: (504) 581-2430

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

720818077

BRIDGE Number

2324924717

Background

Established in 1966 in LA - John F. Bricker and his first wife, Nina Booth Bricker, established the Booth-Bricker Fund in 1966. Born in Cherryvale, KS, in 1909, Mr. Bricker enjoyed a long and successful career in the oil and gas exploration and development business. He continued to serve as a trustee of the fund until his death in 1998. Since inception, the Booth-Bricker Fund has made charitable contributions exceeding $32 million

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the purpose of promoting, developing, and fostering religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational programs. Since 2006, the fund's program of charitable distributions has focused exclusively on the reform of public education in New Orleans, LA.