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Robert W. Galvin Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 09/14/2017
Last grant data update: 09/23/2017

At A Glance

Robert W. Galvin Foundation

71 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 3575

Chicago, IL United States 60606-4610

Telephone: (312) 376-0100

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

366065560

BRIDGE Number

6341530458

Background

Incorporated in 1953 in IL - Founded by the late Robert W. Galvin, who was the former C.E.O. of Motorola, Inc. In 1991, Galvin was inducted into Junior Achievement's U.S. Business Hall of Fame, and in 2005 he created the Galvin Electricity Initiative, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the electrical grid so that it meets with Six Sigma standards of quality.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher and other education as well as for the arts, and children, youth, and social services.