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The Case Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

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

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $795,289

Total giving: $1,198,727






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.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form of loans to support a social enterprise fund.

Fields of Interest

  • Business and industry
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Social enterprise
  • Technology
  • Youth organizing
International Interests
  • Global Programs
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $795,289 (market value)

Gifts received: $4,000,000

Expenditures: $3,848,206

Total giving: $1,198,727

Qualifying distributions: $3,826,090