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Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-08-09

At A Glance

Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation

(doing business as Erb Family Foundation)

38710 Woodward Ave., Ste. 210

Bloomfield Hills, MI United States 48304-5075

Telephone: (248) 498-2506

URL: www.erbff.org/.

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $284,910,295

Total giving: $8,549,605

EIN

205966333

BRIDGE Number

4800282681

Background

Established in 2008 in MI - Fred Erb was the founder of the Erb Lumber Co., a multi-state enterprise. In 2008, Fred and Barbara Erb spent $100 million to fund the foundation, which focuses on creating environmentally healthy and culturally vibrant communities in the Detroit, MI area. In the future, the foundation will receive another $100-150 million in funding, which would place it among the largest foundations in MI

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to nurture environmentally healthy and culturally vibrant communities in metropolitan Detroit and support initiatives to restore the Great Lakes Basin.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Arts and culture
  • Rivers and lakes
International Interests
  • Canada
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $284,910,295 (market value)

Gifts received: $6,757,826

Expenditures: $14,901,854

Total giving: $8,549,605

Qualifying distributions: $9,858,510