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The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation Inc.

(also known as Leach Foundation)

1720 Burn Boat Dr., P.O. Box 1136

Bismarck, ND United States 58502-1136

Telephone: (701) 255-0479


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $18,422,948

Total giving: $801,100






Established in 1955 in ND - The foundation was established by Tom and Frances Leach to provide funding for the arts and health

Purpose and Activities

Primary areas of interest include the arts and humanities, education, human services, medical sciences and health, and the social sciences.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Early childhood education
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Performing arts
  • Public health
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • American Indians
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • People with vision impairments
  • Substance abusers
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $18,422,948 (market value)

Gifts received: $365

Expenditures: $1,060,830

Total giving: $801,100

Qualifying distributions: $884,225