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Johnson Art and Education Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Johnson Art and Education Foundation

14 Fairgrounds Rd., Ste. A

Hamilton, NJ United States 08619-3447

Telephone: (609) 689-1040

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $35,121,643

Total giving: $24,303,549






Established in 2001 in NJ

Purpose and Activities

The foundation was created in 2001 to make grants to charitable organizations to further the charitable interests of its founder, J. Seward Johnson, Jr. Currently the strategic focus of support is for organizations that promote greater public appreciation and knowledge of the arts and culture. Priority is given to support for The Sculpture Foundation, Inc. and Grounds For Sculpture, Inc. The foundation operates by making grants to charitable organizations, and by owning, developing and maintaining property for the benefit of Grounds For Sculpture, a public charity, for its exempt purpose.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts administration
  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Communication media
  • Information and Communications
  • Museums
  • Sculpture
  • Visual arts

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $35,121,643 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,565,064

Expenditures: $50,735,590

Total giving: $24,303,549

Qualifying distributions: $36,488,724