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The Bakersfield Californian Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Bakersfield Californian Foundation

(formerly The Fritts Family Foundation)

P.O. Box 440

Bakersfield, CA United States 93301-0440

Telephone: (661) 395-7220

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,660,137

Total giving: $809,315

EIN

953227803

BRIDGE Number

4627568682

Background

Established in 1978 in CA as Fritts Family Foundation; current name adopted in 1992

Purpose and Activities

Giving for education, with emphasis on literacy and the arts in Kern County, California.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Developmental disability services
  • Human services
  • Musical theater
  • Orchestral music
  • Reading promotion
  • Special population support
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,660,137 (market value)

Gifts received: $500

Expenditures: $933,532

Total giving: $809,315

Qualifying distributions: $862,378