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The Ludwig Family Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

The Ludwig Family Foundation, Inc.

801 17th St., NW, No. 1100

Washington, DC United States 20006-3922

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $95,546,274

Total giving: $3,129,271






Established in 2002 in DC

Purpose and Activities

The foundation will make grants to organizations that emphasize fostering education and improving the living conditions of the poor. In performing this mission, the foundation generally will adhere to the following priorities when it comes to choosing which organizations will receive grants: 1) organizations that assist in improving education, especially in the greater Washington, DC area; 2) organizations that assist in improving the living conditions of low and moderate income families and that seek to fulfill the needs of the homeless and indigents; 3) organizations that provide funding and services to medical facilities, as well as to organizations that provide funding for research into cures for life-threatening diseases; and 4) to a lesser extent, to organizations that seek to improve the mental and emotional well-being of the community by fostering an interest in the arts.

Fields of Interest

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

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $95,546,274 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,308,985

Total giving: $3,129,271

Qualifying distributions: $3,219,127