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Henrietta B. & Frederick H. Bugher Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Henrietta B. & Frederick H. Bugher Foundation

(also known as Bugher Foundation)

P.O. Box 555

Barneveld, NY United States 13304-0555


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-08-31)

Assets: $45,526,199

Total giving: $1,895,000




Established in 1961 in DC - Created by Frederick McLean Bugher during his lifetime, the trust received the bulk of his estate upon his death in 1981. Bugher is run by a close group of trustees operating informally and expeditiously. Overhead is negligible as Bugher maintains no fully dedicated offices or staff

Purpose and Activities

Giving is focused on cardiovascular research and treatment. Within these areas, the foundation seeks to fund seminal projects- those judged to be both important and unique which otherwise might have difficulty finding initial funding. The foundation works at the leading edge of this research, funding innovative projects under the highest quality investigators and institutions.

Program Area(s)

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

ASA/Bugher Stroke Program

Awards research grants annually for studies in cardiovascular research across the full spectrum of needs. Applications by invitation only.

Fields of Interest

  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • Heart and circulatory system diseases

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-08-31

Assets: $45,526,199 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,430,780

Total giving: $1,895,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,215,383