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The Elias Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Elias Foundation

P.O. Box 1501, NJ2-130-03-31

Pennington, NJ United States 08534-1501

Telephone: (914) 449-6782

URL: www.eliasfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $7,568,661

Total giving: $1,275,827

EIN

134092287

BRIDGE Number

4472669179

Additional Contact Information

E-mail for questions regarding grantmaking: pwithers@eliasfoundation.org

Background

Established in 1999 in DE

Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to promote a more equitable and progressive society by supporting projects that mobilize community leadership and create networks for community change. The foundation values the pursuit of economic equity and social justice, self-directed change led by the experience and wisdom of local communities, community advocacy as a fundamental strategy for progressive action, and community leaders as catalysts, guiding and inspiring future generations.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Antidiscrimination
  • Community and economic development
  • Human rights
  • Minority rights
Population Groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $7,568,661 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,426,858

Total giving: $1,275,827

Qualifying distributions: $1,314,425