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Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Consolidated Papers Foundation, Inc.)

P.O. Box 39

Wisconsin Rapids, WI United States 54495-0039

Telephone: (715) 424-3004

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $62,065,131

Total giving: $1,890,187






Incorporated in 1951 in WI - The Mead Witter Foundation, a private philanthropic organization, is headquartered in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Founded in 1951, the foundation is funded through earnings from endowments from George W. Mead and family members who were major shareholders in Consolidated Papers, Inc.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education and for local community causes, and youth and social service agencies in communities where Mead Witter Inc. conducts operations; higher education grants generally limited to those in WI; support also for the fine and performing arts and other cultural programs.

Program Area(s)

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

Employee Matching Gifts

The foundation matches employee gifts of $25 to $2,000 maximum per donor, per year, in each giving category: culture, education, and health and welfare.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Health care administration and financing
  • Higher education
  • Historic preservation
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications
  • Libraries
  • Performing arts
  • Public libraries
  • Theater
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $62,065,131 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,294,356

Total giving: $1,890,187

Qualifying distributions: $2,202,619