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Hill-Snowdon Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 04/11/2017
Last grant data update: 07/22/2017

At A Glance

Hill-Snowdon Foundation

1201 Connecticut Ave. N.W., 3rd Fl.

Washington, DC United States 20036-2605

URL: www.hillsnowdon.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

EIN

226081122

BRIDGE Number

1881071779

Background

Established in 1959 in NJ - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for organization working with low-income families and communities to create a fair and just society by helping them develop the capacity and leadership skills necessary to influence the decisions that shape their lives. HSF seeks to accomplish this mission by providing grants to organizations that work directly to build the power of low-income families; leveraging the foundation's and others’ resources; and promoting opportunities for learning and growth.