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Esther Gowen Hood Trust


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Esther Gowen Hood Trust

P.O. Box 185

Pittsburgh, PA United States 15230-0185

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,713,306

Total giving: $52,500




Established in 1927 in PA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation focuses on the following giving areas: 1) Extracurricular education and character building programs for children and youth 2) support and quality of life enhancement programs for seniors living independently 3) women in distress 4) food for the hungry and 5) programs to benefit the blind and sight impaired.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Homeless services
  • Homeless shelters
  • Human services
  • Shelter and residential care
  • Special population support
  • Youth development
International Interests
  • Scotland
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,713,306 (market value)

Expenditures: $81,817

Total giving: $52,500

Qualifying distributions: $62,582