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Educational Advancement Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Educational Advancement Foundation

327 Congress Ave., Ste. 500

Austin, TX United States 78701-3656

Telephone: (512) 469-1700


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,990,317

Total giving: $742,617





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Grant Committee: 2303 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78705


Established in 1969 in TX

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations that support 1) the development and implementation of inquiry-based learning at all educational levels in the U.S., particularly in the fields of mathematics and science, and 2) the preservation and dissemination of the inquiry-based learning methodology of Dr. R.L. Moore (1882-1974), renowned professor of mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin from 1920-1969) .

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships primarily to individuals residing in the Austin, TX, area for undergraduate education. Scholarships are generally by nomination only.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,990,317 (market value)

Gifts received: $347,663

Expenditures: $1,637,899

Total giving: $742,617

Qualifying distributions: $1,512,133