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The James G. Boswell Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

The James G. Boswell Foundation

101 W. Walnut St.

Pasadena, CA United States 91103-3636

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $127,275,628

Total giving: $5,842,347

EIN

956047326

BRIDGE Number

3217195074

Background

Incorporated in 1947 in CA - Founded by the late James G. Boswell, who was founder of the J. G. Boswell Company, known today as the world's largest privately owned farm. Primary crops include Pima cotton, alfalfa hay, tomatoes, onions, and wheat, all cultivated on some 135,000 acres, mostly in Kings County, California.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, health, youth development, agricultural education, and the environment.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture, fishing and forestry
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $127,275,628 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,170,667

Total giving: $5,842,347

Qualifying distributions: $5,929,896