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The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-13

At A Glance

The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation

14 Nassau St.

Princeton, NJ United States 08542-0449

Telephone: 6099213633

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $106,371,050

Total giving: $6,663,601






Established in 1989 in NJ - Founded by Gordon Gund, the Chairman and C.E.O. of Gund Investment Corp., a venture capital firm. He is a director at Corning Inc. and the Kellogg Co., as well as the minority owner of the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations fighting blindness and to services for people who are blind; funding also for arts and culture, education, health associations and medical research, youth development, human services, and federated giving programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Eye diseases
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Nonprofits
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Associations
  • Community foundations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $106,371,050 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,793,273

Total giving: $6,663,601

Qualifying distributions: $6,663,601