Skip to main content Skip to footer

The Case Foundation


Last profile update: 12/29/2017
Last grant data update: 04/23/2018

At A Glance

The Case Foundation

(formerly Stephen Case Foundation)

1717 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., 7th Fl.

Washington, DC United States 20036-3023

Telephone: (202) 467-5788


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1997 in VA - Founded by Steve Case and his wife Jean. Mr. Case is co-founder of America Online, Inc. (AOL). In April 2005, he launched Revolution, a company that seeks to drive transformative change by shifting power to consumers. Prior to co-founding the foundation, Jean Case was a technology executive in the private sector for nearly two decades. She was a senior executive at AOL and held strategic marketing positions at GE's Information Services Division and at The Source, the nation's first online service. Jean and Steve Case have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to achieve sustainable solutions to complex social problems by investing in collaboration, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Supports individuals and organizations that have the strategy, leadership, and commitment to make positive, widespread social change. The foundation seeks to meet the needs of families and children in poverty; create thriving and sustainable economic development for communities; bridge cultural and religious divides; expand civic engagement and volunteerism; and accelerate innovative approaches to health care.