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Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund

1111 Superior Ave., Ste. 1000

Cleveland, OH United States 44114-2568

Telephone: (216) 696-4200

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $17,820,268

Total giving: $1,344,179






Incorporated in 1954 in OH - Elizabeth Ring Mather was the wife of the late William Gwinn Mather, former chairman of Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company. James D. Ireland was the son of Elizabeth Ring Mather; he passed away in Jan. 1991. His wife, Cornelia W. Ireland, died in Aug. 1997. Their children, James D. Ireland III, Cornelia I. Hallinan, Lucy I. Weller, and George R. Ireland serve as trustees. James D. Ireland III is currently president and his sister, Lucy I. Weller, serves as vice-president. George R. Ireland is treasurer. Cornelia I. Hallinan is secretary

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $17,820,268 (market value)

Gifts received: $994,968

Expenditures: $1,601,518

Total giving: $1,344,179

Qualifying distributions: $1,447,927