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The Walter Lantz Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-10-27

At A Glance

The Walter Lantz Foundation

5022 W. Ave. N, No. 102 A

Palmdale, CA United States 93551

Telephone: (818) 842-1616

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-11-30)

Assets: $6,589,420

Total giving: $750,476

EIN

953994420

BRIDGE Number

5859856673

Background

Established in 1984 in CA - Founded by the late Walter Lantz, a cartoonist and animator best known for creating the characters Chilly Willy, Andy Panda and his most famous creation, Woody Woodpecker

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education and the arts, including art education and visual arts; support also for health organizations and social services.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Biodiversity
  • Botanical gardens
  • Child welfare
  • Cultural awareness
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Ethnic museums
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Independent living for people with disabilities
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Opera
  • Performing arts
  • Philanthropy
  • Plant biodiversity
  • Special population support
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-11-30

Assets: $6,589,420 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,021,490

Total giving: $750,476

Qualifying distributions: $863,276

Giving activities include:

$750,476 for 22 grants (high: $202,000; low: $500)