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Mason Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Mason Charitable Trust

(formerly The David and Loa Mason Charitable Trust)

(also known as Mason Trust)

P.O. Box 3168

Portland, OR United States 97208

Telephone: (503) 275-5929

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $943,335

Total giving: $95,900




Established in 1965 in OR

Purpose and Activities

Giving 76-percent of annual net income to designated charitable beneficiaries; the remaining annual net income to be distributed to additional unnamed charitable organizations, which are to receive no more than 8 percent of the total.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $943,335 (market value)

Expenditures: $114,389

Total giving: $95,900

Qualifying distributions: $99,142