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Glass Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Glass Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Glass Family Foundation, Inc.)

2 Town Square Blvd., Ste. 310

Asheville, NC United States 28803-8814

Telephone: 8282108120

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,694,675

Total giving: $1,063,816






Established in 2000 in NC

Purpose and Activities

The foundation believes in helping the Western North Carolina region thrive as a whole community educationally, environmentally, and culturally and offer a distinctive quality of life. The overall vision of the foundation is to enable Western North Carolina to realize a vision of itself as a premier place to both live and work by making the region a center of high quality educational opportunity; helping to preserve a diverse array of natural resources; and by maintaining a rich cultural and historical heritage.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Children's hospital care
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,694,675 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,244,465

Expenditures: $1,289,846

Total giving: $1,063,816

Qualifying distributions: $1,063,816