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Cornell Douglas Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-10-21

At A Glance

Cornell Douglas Foundation, Inc.

4701 Sangamore Rd., Ste. 133 South

Bethesda, MD United States 20816-2508

Telephone: (301) 229-3008


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $12,132,287

Total giving: $778,250





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Ann Cornell:; e-mail for Holly Cornell:


Established in 2006 in MD

Purpose and Activities

The foundation provides small grants to organizations which promote the foundation's vision: advocating for environmental health and justice, encouraging stewardship of the environment, and furthering respect for sustainability of resources. Areas of interest include: land conservation, sustainability of resources, mountain removal mining, watershed protection, and financial literacy.

Program Area(s)

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

The Jean and Leslie Douglas Pearl Award

This award is given to organizations and to individuals who are dedicated to improving the lives of others and to providing a sustainable earth for future generations.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Environment
  • Environmental health
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Health
  • Highlands
  • Land resources
  • Natural resources
  • Plant biodiversity
  • Public health
  • Toxic substance control
  • Water resources
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $12,132,287 (market value)

Expenditures: $842,332

Total giving: $778,250

Qualifying distributions: $841,884