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The Jacobson Family Trust Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Jacobson Family Trust Foundation

240 Newbury St., Fl. 2

Boston, MA United States 02116-2580

Telephone: (857) 202-6250

URL: www.jacobsonfamilyfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $513,864,691

Total giving: $26,112,970

EIN

046836735

BRIDGE Number

4565457800

Background

Established in 1997 in MA - Founded by financial investor Jonathan S. Jacobson, founder of investment firm Highfields Capital Management LP.

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to accelerate and bolster the success of nonprofit organizations with the highest potential to achieve breakthrough results on some of the most pressing problems facing the United States and the Jewish people.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Foundations
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Jewish people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Foundations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $513,864,691 (market value)

Gifts received: $20,000,000

Expenditures: $35,169,917

Total giving: $26,112,970

Qualifying distributions: $27,807,802