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E. L. Wiegand Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-07-29

At A Glance

E. L. Wiegand Foundation

Wiegand Ctr., 165 W. Liberty St., Ste. 200

Reno, NV United States 89501-2902

Telephone: 7753330310

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-10-31)

Assets: $124,770,412

Total giving: $5,361,252

EIN

942839372

BRIDGE Number

0687398578

Background

Established in 1982 in NV

Purpose and Activities

The foundation makes grants primarily to develop and strengthen programs and projects: at educational institutions in the academic areas of science, business, fine arts, law, and medicine; and at health institutions in the areas of heart, eye, and cancer surgery, treatment and research, with priority given to programs and projects that benefit children. Emphasis on Roman Catholic institutions, including Catholic education.

Program Area(s)

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

Education

Grants are made to strengthen and develop programs and projects at educational institutions in the academic areas of science, business, fine arts, law, and medicine. Applications are accepted for AZ, ID, NV, MT, OR, UT and WA only.

Health and Medical Research

Grants are for projects and programs at health and medical institutions in the areas of heart, eye, and cancer research. Priority is given to programs that will benefit children. Applications are considered for AZ, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, and WA only.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Biology
  • Business education
  • Chemistry
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Elementary education
  • Eye diseases
  • Heart and circulatory system diseases
  • Higher education
  • Law education
  • Medical education
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Physics
  • Public affairs
  • Secondary education
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-10-31

Assets: $124,770,412 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,249,817

Total giving: $5,361,252

Qualifying distributions: $6,923,645