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The Elizabeth George Foundation

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Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

The Elizabeth George Foundation

P.O. Box 1429

Langley, WA United States 98260-1429

URL: www.elizabethgeorgeonline.com/foundation.htm

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-10-31)

Assets: $788,846

Total giving: $518,425

EIN

330829947

BRIDGE Number

3178743949

Background

Established in 1998 in CA - Founded by Elizabeth George, an author of mystery novels set in Great Britain. Among her novels are "A Great Deliverance," "Payment In Blood" and "A Suitable Vengeance." Eleven of her novels have been adapted for television by the BBC as "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries"

Purpose and Activities

The foundation makes artistic grants to unpublished fiction writers, poets, emerging playwrights, and organizations benefiting disadvantaged youth.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to unpublished fiction writers and poets.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Literature and writing
  • Playwriting
  • Youth services

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-10-31

Assets: $788,846 (market value)

Gifts received: $502,935

Expenditures: $519,050

Total giving: $518,425

Qualifying distributions: $518,425

Giving activities include:

$255,950 for 14 grants (high: $60,000; low: $3,500)

$262,475 for 24 grants to individuals (high: $22,575; low: $1,000)