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The Telluray Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Telluray Foundation

(formerly Ergen Family Foundation)

501 Silverside Rd., Ste. 123

Wilmington, DE United States 19809-1377

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $4,041,219

Total giving: $166,550

EIN

201090247

BRIDGE Number

0166855372

Background

Established in 2003 in CO - Founded by Charles W. Ergen, co-founder and board chairman of the DISH Network (formerly EchoStar Communications Corporation). Among his numerous awards, Barron’s magazine named Ergen one of the World’s Best CEOs. He was also named to the Forbes Magazine Top Ten CEO’s list and was named the Frost & Sullivan 2001 CEO of the Year of the Satellite Industry

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
  • University education
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $4,041,219 (market value)

Expenditures: $196,219

Total giving: $166,550

Qualifying distributions: $191,171

Giving activities include:

$166,550 for 9 grants (high: $125,000; low: $100)