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Hammer International Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

Hammer International Foundation

3501 Via Real

Carpintera, CA United States 93013

Telephone: (805) 684-4777

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $4,435,559

Total giving: $270,770






Established in 1998 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for Christian agencies and churches in the U.S. and the Cayman Islands in the British West Indies; funding also for higher education, health associations, and social services.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made PRIs to promote cinematic arts and to produce film/media to spread positive family and Christian values. It has also made a PRI, in the form of an interest-free loan to a not-for-profit school to enable it to purchase additional facility space and to increase programming.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Human services
  • Museums
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $4,435,559 (market value)

Expenditures: $334,007

Total giving: $270,770

Qualifying distributions: $287,475