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The Gilbert Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

The Gilbert Foundation

(formerly The W. A. Gilbert Family Foundation)

609 S. Warson Rd.

St. Louis, MO United States 63124-1254

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,222,550

Total giving: $211,500






Established in 1995 in MO

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards for educational advancement, including scholarships to dependent children of employees of Landscape Brands, Inc. and Upbeat, Inc.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to natural or legally adopted children of employees of Anova, Inc., and Upbeat, Inc. or any child of a former employee who received a grant in the immediate preceding year.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Biodiversity
  • Botanical gardens
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Educational management
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Elementary education
  • Environment
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Orchestral music
  • Performing arts
  • Plant biodiversity
  • Secondary education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,222,550 (market value)

Gifts received: $66,605

Expenditures: $223,615

Total giving: $211,500

Qualifying distributions: $213,836

Giving activities include:

$147,500 for 8 grants (high: $50,000; low: $1,500)

$64,000 for 6 grants to individuals (high: $15,000; low: $4,000)