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Herman Frasch Foundation for Chemical Research


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Herman Frasch Foundation for Chemical Research

P.O. Box 1802

Providence, RI United States 02901-1802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $9,454,897

Total giving: $400,000




Trust established in 1924 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Grants for research in agricultural chemistry made for 5-year periods to nonprofit incorporated institutions in the U.S., selected with the advice of the American Chemical Society as well as Frasch committee members.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Chemistry

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $9,454,897 (market value)

Expenditures: $506,026

Total giving: $400,000

Qualifying distributions: $448,899

Giving activities include:

$400,000 for 8 grants of $50,000 each