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Edward C. Johnson Fund


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Edward C. Johnson Fund

11 Keewaydin Dr., Ste. 100

Salem, NH United States 03079-2999

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $269,285,534

Total giving: $51,990,689






Trust established in 1964 in MA - Founded by Edward C. Johnson, II, Edward C. Johnson, III, Abigail P. Johnson, Edward C. Johnson, IV, Elizabeth L. Johnson, Abel Partners, and FMR Corp. Edward Johnson, III is Chairman and C.E.O. of Fidelity Investments and Fidelity Worldwide Investments.

Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on museums, historical societies, medical institutions, and some youth programs. Support also for the visual arts, historic preservation, higher education, elementary and secondary schools, and environmental organizations.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Environment
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Philanthropy
  • Visual arts
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $269,285,534 (market value)

Gifts received: $6,847,000

Expenditures: $54,293,361

Total giving: $51,990,689

Qualifying distributions: $53,599,267

Giving activities include:

$51,990,689 for 44 grants (high: $10,841,050; low: $6,650)