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The Carlilian Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

The Carlilian Foundation

1560 Regent Street

Niskayuna, NY United States 12309


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $3,279,131

Total giving: $120,850





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Robert A. Carreau, P.O. Box 125, Wynantskill, NY 12198


Established in 1968 - The foundation was established by the late businessman, community leader and philanthropist Charles W. Carl, Jr., whose estate continues to fund the foundation, with the intent of providing capital improvement grants to organizations that benefit the people of Schenectady County, New York.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for capital projects that will have a positive impact on the lives of people in Schenectady County, New York. Giving will be to organizations in which at least twenty-five percent of their recipients are residents of Schenectady County, New York.

Fields of Interest

  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with diseases and illnesses
  • People with physical disabilities
  • Terminally ill people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $3,279,131 (market value)

Expenditures: $136,574

Total giving: $120,850

Qualifying distributions: $131,640

Giving activities include:

$120,850 for 8 grants (high: $75,000; low: $2,000)