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James Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

James Family Foundation

(formerly C.M.J. Private Foundation)

3 Lagoon Dr., Ste. 400

Redwood City, CA United States 94065-5157

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-11-30)

Assets: $10,619,930

Total giving: $2,167,491

EIN

133864227

BRIDGE Number

3527243502

Additional Contact Information

Scholarship address: c/o Laura Alford, Pres., 38 Miller Ave., PMB 114, Mill Valley, CA 94941, tel.: (415) 205-9824

Background

Established in 1996 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Scholarships for attending an out of state university, Tulane University, New York University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Los Angeles, Duke University, Rhode Island School of Design, University of Virginia, MIT, or any ivy league school. In addition, scholarships for fields of study within natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies at Colorado State University, Montana State University, Utah State University, University of Wyoming, Michigan State University, Cornell University, Mississippi State University, Oregon State University, Penn State University, Texas A&M University, University of California at Davis, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point and Dickinson College. For scholarship eligibility, students must attend one of the following 3 high schools for 4 years: Healdsburg High School, Healdsburg, CA; Harrisburg High School, Harrisburg, IL; Pinedale High School, Pinedale, WY. Funding also for youth and social services, art museums, health, and to an organization supporting jazz education.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships for attending an out of state university, Tulane University, New York University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Los Angeles, Duke University, Rhode Island School of Design, University of Virginia, MIT, or any ivy league school. In addition, scholarships for fields of study within natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies at Colorado State University, Montana State University, Utah State University, University of Wyoming, Michigan State University, Cornell University, Mississippi State University, Oregon State University, Penn State University, Texas A&M University, University of California at Davis, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point and Dickinson College.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Cancers
  • Communication media
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Film and video
  • Foundations
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications
  • Museums
  • Natural resources
  • Philanthropy
  • Specialty hospital care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Supporting organizations (general)

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-11-30

Assets: $10,619,930 (market value)

Gifts received: $325,000

Expenditures: $2,413,212

Total giving: $2,167,491

Qualifying distributions: $2,310,775

Giving activities include:

$1,857,927 for 26 grants (high: $300,000; low: $1,000)

$309,564 for 9 grants to individuals (high: $61,093; low: $11,069)