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The Carl M. Freeman Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

The Carl M. Freeman Foundation, Inc.

111 Rockville Pike

Rockville, MD United States 20850-5109

Telephone: (302) 436-3015


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $48,137,648

Total giving: $2,531,316





Additional Contact Information

Telephone for Patti Grimes: (302) 436-3003


Established in 1960 - The foundation was founded in 1960 by Carl & Virginia Freeman

Purpose and Activities

The foundation commits its time, talent and treasure to facilitate, support, and promote innovative community-based leadership and giving. The foundation seeks to honor our founders’ legacies and passions by endorsing excellence and leveraging resources. Generally, the foundation limits donations to communities where the customers, employees, and vendors of the Carl M. Freeman Companies live and work.

Program Area(s)

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

Freeman Foundation Assists Community with Extra Support (F.A.C.E.S.)

This mini-grants program was created and sponsored by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation. The F.A.C.E.S. program was established in 1960, and is designed to find and fund the smaller, overlooked projects in neighborhoods. Since 2000, the F.A.C.E.S. program has distributed grants to local, nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County, MD, and Sussex County, DE, that support seniors, children and adolescents in the areas of education, athletics/recreation, and health and human services. See foundation Web site for grant program application guidelines and application forms for Montgomery County, MD, and Sussex County, DE.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child development
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Judaic institutions
  • Multipurpose centers
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $48,137,648 (market value)

Gifts received: $9,467,993

Expenditures: $3,424,239

Total giving: $2,531,316

Qualifying distributions: $2,960,033