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The Maxfield Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

The Maxfield Foundation

171 Main St., No. 256

Los Altos, CA United States 94022-2912

Telephone: (650) 559-1560

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $5,805,463

Total giving: $295,000

EIN

770099366

BRIDGE Number

2571745746

Background

Established in 1985 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to institutions and individuals doing research in fields related to understanding and treating cancer, with special emphasis on leukemia. Occasionally grants are made to other fields. Grants are generally limited to operational research rather than capital funds, with preference given to short-term (3 years or less) projects rather than general research funds.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Cancers
  • Health
  • Leukemia
  • Medical specialties
  • Pediatrics
  • Science
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $5,805,463 (market value)

Expenditures: $316,478

Total giving: $295,000

Qualifying distributions: $299,677

Giving activities include:

$295,000 for 6 grants (high: $125,000; low: $1,000)