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Edward Bangs and Elza Kelley Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-12-17

At A Glance

Edward Bangs and Elza Kelley Foundation, Inc.

20 N. Main St.

South Yarmouth, MA United States 02664


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $6,550,798

Total giving: $252,900






Incorporated in 1954 in MA

Purpose and Activities

To promote the health and welfare of inhabitants of Barnstable County, MA; grants for education, health and hospitals, hospices, prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, child development and youth agencies, the elderly, libraries, the environment, marine sciences, cultural programs, including museums, fine arts, theater, and the performing arts, and currently grants for emergency food, shelter, and medical assistance programs.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to individuals of Barnstable county, MA who intend to pursue their education in health, human services and related fields.

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Alcoholism
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Cancers
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Crime prevention
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Gun control
  • Health
  • Hospice care
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Libraries
  • Marine science
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Public safety
  • Senior services
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female children and youth
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male children and youth
  • Males
  • Seniors
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $6,550,798 (market value)

Gifts received: $7,275

Expenditures: $324,726

Total giving: $252,900

Qualifying distributions: $278,928