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Hobby Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Hobby Family Foundation

2131 San Felipe

Houston, TX United States 77019-5620

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Politics
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,809,647

Total giving: $2,174,500

EIN

760489862

BRIDGE Number

0084747502

Background

Established in 1995 in TX - Founded by W.P. Hobby, Jr., a former elected Lt. Governor of Texas in 1973, former president of the shuttered The Houston Post, and chair of one time H&C Communications.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, the environment, hospitals, and human services.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Medical education
  • Natural resources
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,809,647 (market value)

Gifts received: $275

Expenditures: $2,286,184

Total giving: $2,174,500

Qualifying distributions: $2,175,758