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The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-12

At A Glance

The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation

370 Main St., Ste. 660

Worcester, MA United States 01608-1738

Telephone: (508) 755-1684


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $48,089,864

Total giving: $3,355,330






Trust established in 1955 in MA - A Worcester industrialist, Mr. Fuller was formerly president and chairman of the board of Wyman-Gordon Company, a leader in the forgings industry. The founder was a trustee for many years of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, served as a director of the Mechanics National Bank of Worcester, and was associated with numerous social, educational, and philanthropic institutions. After Mr. Fuller's death in 1962, the foundation received substantial bequests from his estate.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's program interests include: 1) Culture (area museums and arts institutions); 2) Education (area colleges); 3) Health care (hospital and support agencies); 4) Social Services (recreation and youth development); and 5) Religious Institutions.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Historic preservation
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $48,089,864 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,751,799

Total giving: $3,355,330

Qualifying distributions: $3,511,246

Giving activities include:

$3,355,330 for 157 grants (high: $250,000; low: $500)