At A Glance
First National Bldg., 660 Woodward Ave., Ste. 2290
Detroit, MI United States 48226-3506
Telephone: (313) 465-7733
Type of Grantmaker
- Family foundation
Incorporated in 1949 in MI - Ray Wesley Herrick, an industrialist and one-time employee of Henry Ford, founded Tecumseh Products Co., manufacturers of refrigeration units, gasoline engines and transmissions for lawn and garden equipment, recreational vehicles, and pumps. He was chairman of the board and a director of Tecumseh Products Co. A substantial portion of the foundation's assets consist of shares of Tecumseh Products Co. common stock, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Herrick.