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The Hershey Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 07/28/2016
Last grant data update: 02/27/2016

At A Glance

The Hershey Foundation

10229 Prouty Rd.

Concord Township, OH United States 44077-2104

Telephone: (440) 256-6003

URL: fdnweb.org/hershey

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

EIN

341525626

BRIDGE Number

6033518239

Background

Established in 1986 in OH - Founded by Jo Hershey Selden

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to providing children in northeastern Ohio, from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, with special opportunities for personal growth and development. Support from the foundation helps schools, museums, cultural institutions, and other non-profit organizations develop and implement innovative programs that make the future brighter for children by improving quality of life, building self-esteem, enhancing learning, increasing exposure to other cultures and ideas, and encouraging the development of independent thinking and problem-solving skills.