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The Elkins Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

The Elkins Foundation

(formerly Margaret & James A. Elkins, Jr. Foundation)

1166 First City Twr., 1001 Fannin St.

Houston, TX United States 77002-6706

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-10-31)

Assets: $230,930,724

Total giving: $9,965,000

EIN

746051746

BRIDGE Number

1819636364

Background

Established in 1956 in TX

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for charitable, religious, scientific, or educational and literacy programs, including public safety testing, and the prevention of cruelty to children and animals.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Biology
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Disasters and emergency management
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Medical education
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Technology
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-10-31

Assets: $230,930,724 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,540,031

Expenditures: $11,093,475

Total giving: $9,965,000

Qualifying distributions: $10,091,195

Giving activities include:

$9,965,000 for 62 grants (high: $1,000,000; low: $5,000)