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The Booth-Bricker Fund

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-04

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

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $47,229,818

Total giving: $1,969,600

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.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Biomedicine
  • Cancers
  • Catholicism
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Educational management
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Food aid
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Historic preservation
  • Homeless services
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Libraries
  • Mental health care
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Reading promotion
  • Religion
  • Secondary education
  • Senior services
  • Speech and hearing rehabilitation
  • Theater
  • Theology
  • Visual arts
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $47,229,818 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,292,667

Total giving: $1,969,600

Qualifying distributions: $2,111,411