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The Carpenter Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

The Carpenter Foundation

824 E. Main St., Ste. 102

Medford, OR United States 97504-7139

URL: www.carpenter-foundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $19,912,465

Total giving: $711,339

EIN

930491360

BRIDGE Number

2502257040

Additional Contact Information

Tel. and e-mail for Polly Williams: (541) 772-5732 and pwilliams@carpenter-foundation.org

Background

Incorporated in 1957 in OR - The foundation was originally established in 1942 as the Jackson County Recreation Agency, and provided recreational activities for servicemen at Camp White

Purpose and Activities

The primary purpose of the foundation is to add opportunity, choice, inclusiveness, enrichment, and a climate for change for those living in the Rogue Valley, Oregon. Primary areas of interest include the arts, education, public interest, regional planning, and human services, including child welfare and youth.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Addiction services
  • Adult education
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Housing development
  • Housing for the homeless
  • Human services
  • Legal services
  • Libraries
  • Mental health care
  • Natural resources
  • Performing arts
  • Public administration
  • Public affairs
  • Reading promotion
  • Rural development
  • Secondary education
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • LGBTQ people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of Latin American descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • People with vision impairments
  • Students
  • Substance abusers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $19,912,465 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,004,537

Total giving: $711,339

Qualifying distributions: $862,927

Giving activities include:

$711,339 for 105 grants (high: $25,000; low: $1,000)