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Christopher Ludwick Foundation


Last profile update: 04/07/2017
Last grant data update: 04/02/2018

At A Glance

Christopher Ludwick Foundation

(formerly The Ludwick Institute)

16 N. Bryn Mawr Ave., P.O. Box 1313

Bryn Mawr, PA United States 19010-3379


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation




Established in 1799 in PA - The Foundation was established by Christopher Ludwick (1720-1801), Baker General of the Army of the United States during the American Revolution. His initial bequest of $13,000 was to provide a trust for the schooling and education gratis of poor children of all denominations in Philadelphia, PA, without exception to the country, extraction, or religious principles of their parents and friends

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the education of poor youth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For a list of recent grants, see foundation web site.