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Leonard X. Bosack and Bette M. Kruger Charitable Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Leonard X. Bosack and Bette M. Kruger Charitable Foundation, Inc.

8458 W. Main St.

Marshall, VA United States 20115-3231

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $3,740,381

Total giving: $2,350,715






Re-established in 2002 in MA - Founded by Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner. The pair are co-founders of the technology company Cisco Systems, Inc., which designs and sells networking and communications technology and services. After Ms. Lerner left Cisco Systems, Inc., she became a founder of Urban Decay Cosmetics, Inc.

Purpose and Activities

Funding specifically in support of scientific education and the promotion of animal welfare, with a special emphasis on the welfare of captive wildlife, humane alternatives in veterinary education, collaborative spay and neuter programs, and protection of wild carnivores; funding also for the preservation and study of works by 17th, 18th, and early 19th century women writers.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Biodiversity
  • Environment
  • Higher education
  • Libraries
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Wildlife biodiversity
International Interests
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $3,740,381 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,217,014

Expenditures: $2,478,979

Total giving: $2,350,715

Qualifying distributions: $2,350,715