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George Preston Marshall Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

George Preston Marshall Foundation

(also known as Redskin Foundation, Inc.)

4300 Montgomery Ave., Ste. 104

Bethesda, MD United States 20814-4429

Telephone: (301) 654-7774

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $629,278

Total giving: $476,900




Incorporated in 1972 in DC - Founded by the late George Preston Marshall, long-time owner and President of the NFL's Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame shortly before his death in 1969.

Purpose and Activities

Giving only for programs benefiting children in areas of welfare, health, mental health, education, arts, and recreation in Washington, DC, MD, and VA.

Fields of Interest

  • Adoption
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Family services
  • Foster care
  • Human services
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Foster and adoptive children
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Non-adult children
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $629,278 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,113,785

Expenditures: $565,162

Total giving: $476,900

Qualifying distributions: $565,162

Giving activities include:

$476,900 for 65 grants (high: $30,000; low: $1,000)