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The Hussman Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Hussman Foundation

5136 Dorsey Hall Dr.

Ellicott City, MD United States 21042-7870

Telephone: 4107151130

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $51,629,822

Total giving: $348,238






Established in 2005 in MD

Purpose and Activities

Giving to provide life-changing assistance through medical research, education, and direct aid to vulnerable individuals having urgent needs or significant disabilities. The foundation's projects include, 1) supporting medical research in autism, diabetes, malaria and other conditions, along under-funded lines of investigation, 2) establishing model programs in a variety of fields that can provide springboards for broad replication, (e.g. educational inclusion, pediatric diabetes and testing), and 3) providing emergency or stop-gap assistance to health programs and schools in impoverished countries, where individuals suffer life-threatening diseases or are displaced without access to basic education, stable living conditions, or human rights.

Fields of Interest

  • Autism
  • Community and economic development
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • International relations
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Undocumented immigrants

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $51,629,822 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,469,790

Expenditures: $460,180

Total giving: $348,238

Qualifying distributions: $420,119