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Hariri Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

Hariri Foundation

7501 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 715

Bethesda, MD United States 20814-3602


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $2,116,441

Total giving: $60,829






Established in 1985 in DC - Founded by businessman and philanthropist H.E. Rafik B. Al-Hariri. During its first decade the foundation sponsored more than 3,000 Lebanese students majoring in 29 fields at over 300 colleges and universities in North America.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for international relief, and for student loans and financial assistance to deserving Lebanese and other Middle Eastern students for study at U.S. institutions of higher learning.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Student loans to deserving Lebanese high school students for study at Lebanese institutions of higher learning in order to build up the human resources of Lebanon through educational programs.

Fields of Interest

International Interests
  • Canada
  • Lebanon

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $2,116,441 (market value)

Gifts received: $830,000

Expenditures: $422,302

Total giving: $60,829

Qualifying distributions: $411,517

Giving activities include:

$60,829 for 1 grant