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The Ludcke Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

The Ludcke Foundation

77 Summer St., 8th Fl.

Boston, MA United States 02110-2224

Telephone: 6174825270

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $41,023,489

Total giving: $1,936,900





Additional Contact Information

E-mail and Voice Mail for Gracelaw Simmons, Grants Advisor: (617) 391-3082


Established in 1991 in MA - Eleanor and Gipp Ludcke established the Ludcke Foundation in 1991 to fulfill their vision that every individual be given the opportunity to grow up in a safe and nurturing surrounding, have access to adequate health care and an opportunity to pursue an education.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to identify and support charitable endeavors which provide needed resources and services to children and families, with an emphasis on emotional and physical health, education and social development. The foundation devotes its grants in the fields of education, medicine, and human services. The foundation's trustees have a special interest in programs that focus across two or three of the foundation’s areas of interest and in partnering with other donors with similar objectives to enable more ambitious projects.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $41,023,489 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,300,465

Total giving: $1,936,900

Qualifying distributions: $2,031,337