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The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-07-12

At A Glance

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

(formerly The J. Willard Marriott Foundation)

10400 Fernwood Rd., Dept. 52/925

Bethesda, MD United States 20817-1102

URL: www.marriottfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

526068678

BRIDGE Number

8448703340

Background

Established in 1966 in DC - Founded by the late Alice and J. Willard Marriott. The Marriotts founded the Marriott Corporation (which became Marriott International in 1993), the parent company of one of the largest hospitality, hotel chains and food services companies in the world. Their son, John Willard Marriott, Jr., is the current Exec. Chairman of Marriott International.

Purpose and Activities

Grants primarily to local, previously supported charities, and a few general scholarship funds.