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Tim Allen and American Express


Last profile update: 10/23/2016
Last grant data update: 10/02/2017

At A Glance

Tim Allen and American Express

(formerly Broderbund Foundation)

2933 Quedada

Newport Beach, CA United States 92660-3534

Telephone: (949) 640-7840


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation






Established in 1987 in CA - The foundation was formed in 1987 by the founders of Broderbund Software, an educational software company. From 1987-1988, the mission of the foundation was to support the volunteer efforts of Broderbund employees by making grants to social service and environmental nonprofit organizations at which the employees worked as volunteers. When Broderbund was sold in 1998, the foundation became independent

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to recognize and reward outstanding teachers in California public schools. To be considered for the award, a teacher must be nominated by former students who are either currently enrolled in or who have graduated from four year colleges or universities.