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Gene Haas Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-04-21

At A Glance

Gene Haas Foundation

2800 Sturgis Rd.

Oxnard, CA United States 93030-8901

Telephone: (805) 988-6979


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $143,439,061

Total giving: $6,235,957





Additional Contact Information

Toll free tel.: (800) 331-6746, ext. 6979; E-mail for Kathy Looman:


Established in 1998 in CA - Founded by Gene Francis Haas, founder, president and sole stockholder of Haas Automation, one of the world's leading CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) machine tool manufacturers. Haas also founded a NASCAR team, originally known as CNC Racing, now known as Stewart-Haas Racing. In addition, he founded the Formula One Team, Haas Formula.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to children’s charities and organizations that feed the poor, especially within the local community of Ventura County, California; giving also for scholarship funds to high schools, community colleges and special educational programs that help build skills within the machining industry.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family services
  • Foundations
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Public administration
  • Public affairs
  • Technology
  • Vocational education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Male children and youth
  • Males
  • Students
  • Associations
  • Community foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $143,439,061 (market value)

Gifts received: $50,000,000

Expenditures: $7,143,091

Total giving: $6,235,957

Qualifying distributions: $6,235,957