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Tim Allen and American Express


Last Updated: 2016-10-23

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

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $3,020,646

Total giving: $169,816





Additional Contact Information

Northern California tel.: (415) 388-4763


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.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards by nomination only to teachers in the CA public school system.

Fields of Interest

  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Philanthropy
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $3,020,646 (market value)

Expenditures: $320,703

Total giving: $169,816

Qualifying distributions: $320,703