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The Foster Foundation


Last profile update: 05/06/2017
Last grant data update: 03/02/2018

At A Glance

The Foster Foundation

13 Central Way

Kirkland, WA United States 98033-6105

Telephone: (206) 726-1815


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation






Established in 1984 in WA - The Foster Foundation was established in 1984 by Albert O. Foster, his wife Evelyn and son Michael to provide an ongoing avenue of support for the people and communities of the Pacific Northwest. The founders, who had participated in the economic and cultural growth of the region, wanted to enable future generations to grow and thrive

Purpose and Activities

Giving to enhance the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest and in AK, through support of qualified needs in the areas of arts and culture, medical research, treatment and care, education, and human welfare. The foundation places special emphasis on meeting the needs of the underserved and disadvantage segments of the population, especially children, women, and seniors.