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The Edgar and Holli Martinez Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-13

At A Glance

The Edgar and Holli Martinez Foundation

(doing business as The Martinez Foundation)

(also known as Martinez Foundation)

P.O. Box 50740

Bellevue, WA United States 98015

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $5,284

Total giving: N/A

EIN

261232520

BRIDGE Number

3229699289

Background

Established in 2007 in WA - Founded by Edgar and Holli Martinez. Edgar Martinez was a third baseman and a designated hitter for the Seattle Mariners. He was selected to the All-Star game 7 times, and in 1995 he won the American League batting title. Martinez retired in 2004. He was inducted into the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame in 2003, the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame in 2007, and was first eligible to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010

Purpose and Activities

The foundation annually funds ten undergraduate scholarships worth $20,000 each for Latino students in Washington State. In addition, funds raised will go to the foundation’s main focus of providing scholarships and support programs for graduate students of color to achieve a Masters in teaching degree from the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Seattle University. Students must maintain at least a 2.7 G.P.A. .

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Ten undergraduate scholarships of $20,000 each, awarded annually for Latino students in Washington State pursuing careers in education. Scholarships and support programs for graduate students of color to achieve a Master in Teaching degree from the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Seattle University. Students must maintain at least a 2.7 G.P.A.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $5,284 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,000

Expenditures: $110

Total giving: N/A

Qualifying distributions: $110