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The Richard A. Henson Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

The Richard A. Henson Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 151

Salisbury, MD United States 21803-0151

Telephone: (410) 742-7057

URL: www.richardhensonfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $36,319,004

Total giving: $1,496,177

EIN

521642558

BRIDGE Number

2446899104

Background

Established in 1989 in MD; funded in 1990 - Founded by the late Richard A. Henson, who made aviation history by founding, in 1962, Henson Aviation (now Piedmont Airlines), the nation's first commuter airline service, spawning an entirely new industry and creating a standard for excellence in customer service and flight operations

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to enrich the quality of life primarily in (but not exclusively to), the greater Salisbury, MD, area.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Economics for youth
  • Education
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
Organizations
  • Community foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $36,319,004 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,730,509

Total giving: $1,496,177

Qualifying distributions: $1,549,681

Giving activities include:

$1,496,177 for 22 grants (high: $260,000; low: $1,000)