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Brush Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

Brush Foundation

25350 Rockside Rd., 3rd Fl.

Bedford Heights, OH United States 44146-3704

Telephone: (216) 961-8804; 1250


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,913,855

Total giving: $285,000






Established in 1928 in OH

Purpose and Activities

To ensure that family planning worldwide becomes acceptable, available, accessible, affordable, effective and safe. Funding is focused, nationally and internationally, on those organizations with innovative projects which will: 1) Protect and enhance people's ability to manage their reproductive health; 2) Carry out public policy analysis and/or public education in areas related to reproductive behavior and its social implications; and 3) Advance the knowledge and purposeful behavior of young people regarding sexuality within both a social and health context. The current major interests of the foundation are adolescent sexuality and the control of adolescent pregnancy, preservation of the freedom of choice of women to plan the spacing and number of children, how laws and regulations may control population growth, and pilot family planning programs in Third World countries. Grants range from $5,000 to $25,000.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships by nomination only to students in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, NY, for studies in Population and Reproductive Health and/or Public Policy.

Fields of Interest

  • Family planning
  • Health
  • Human rights
  • Individual liberties
  • Reproductive health care
  • Reproductive rights
International Interests
  • Developing Countries
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female adults
  • Female children and youth
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male young adults
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,913,855 (market value)

Gifts received: $554

Expenditures: $376,970

Total giving: $285,000

Qualifying distributions: $357,394