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James McKeen Cattell Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

James McKeen Cattell Fund

P.O. Box 91050

Durham, NC United States 27708-0086

Telephone: (919) 660-5638


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,759,463

Total giving: $99,936






Trust established in 1942 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Grants only given to supplement sabbatical allowances of tenured academic psychologists in universities.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to supplement sabbatical allowances for psychologists teaching at universities in the U.S. and Canada.

James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships

The fellowship provides funds to supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipient's home institutions. The maximum award is limited to the lesser of half the recipient's salary for the academic year, an amount less than half salary that will bring the total of the university allowance plus the award up to the individual's normal academic year salary or a ceiling of $37,500. The awards are available to psychologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, and are eligible, according to the regulations of their own institutions for a sabbatical leave or its equivalent.

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,759,463 (market value)

Expenditures: $126,451

Total giving: $99,936

Qualifying distributions: $106,985