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Longwood Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 07/29/2016
Last grant data update: 07/08/2017

At A Glance

Longwood Foundation

100 W 10th St Ste 1109

Wilmington, DE United States 19801-1653

Telephone: (302) 654-2477

URL: www.longwoodfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

510066734

BRIDGE Number

3820208711

Background

Incorporated in 1937 in DE - The foundation was established for the maintenance and improvement of Longwood Gardens, one thousand acres of formal gardens, greenhouses, and fountains in Pennsylvania. It was endowed by the late Pierre S. du Pont, former president and board chairman of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. The du Pont family has established numerous personal trusts and foundations of which Longwood is the largest.

Purpose and Activities

The mission is to be thoughtful stewards of Pierre S. dePont's legacy by being creative philanthropic leaders and by providing support to Longwood Gardens.