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Barbara Piasecka Johnson Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Barbara Piasecka Johnson Foundation

Province Line Rd

Princeton, NJ United States 08540

Telephone: (609) 688-1030

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $9,602,229

Total giving: $104,860






Established in 1976 in DE - Founded by Barbara Piasecka Johnson, the widow of J. Seward Johnson, Sr. of the Johnson & Johnson fortune. Johnson & Johnson is a global American manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, medical devices and consumer packaged goods.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to support institutions which promote human rights in Poland, promote institutions of Polish character in the U.S. and abroad, and support artists and scientists, primarily those who are Polish or of Polish extraction, and institutions which support such individuals.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Fellowships to graduate, doctoral, and postgraduate students who are Polish or of Polish descent.

Fields of Interest

  • Adult education
  • Arts and culture
  • Biology
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Heart and circulatory system diseases
  • Higher education
  • Human rights
  • International relations
  • International studies
  • Libraries
  • Linguistics
  • Literature and writing
  • Medical education
  • Museums
  • Natural resources
  • Performing arts
  • Publishing
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Visual arts
International Interests
  • Monaco
  • Poland
Population Groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $9,602,229 (market value)

Gifts received: $138,644

Expenditures: $802,532

Total giving: $104,860

Qualifying distributions: $226,837