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The Bullitt Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 04/12/2017
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

The Bullitt Foundation

1501 E Madison St., Ste. 600

Seattle, WA United States 98122-4465

Telephone: (206) 343-0807

URL: www.bullitt.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

916027795

BRIDGE Number

5748071530

Background

Incorporated in 1952 in WA - Founded by the late Dorothy S. Bullitt, who was a prominent Seattle businesswoman and philanthropist. She had an instinctive business and entrepreneurial sense as shown in her ability to succeed in radio and television where others didn't. She established King Broadcasting Company (now a subsidiary of Gannett Company, Inc.), a major owner of broadcast stations in Seattle, Washington. As such, she was the first woman in the United States to buy and manage a television station.

Purpose and Activities

Support primarily to safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Pacific Northwest .