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Wendy P. McCaw Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Wendy P. McCaw Foundation

P.O. Box 939

Santa Barbara, CA United States 93102-0939

Telephone: (805) 965-8080

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $32,498,134

Total giving: $1,780,000






Established in 1997 in CA - Founded in the name of Wendy P. McCaw by Craig O. McCaw. Craig O. McCaw is a businessman and entrepreneur who is the founder of McCaw Cellular (now part of AT&T Mobility), as well as the wireless internet service Clearwire Corporation. Wendy P. McCaw is the owner of the Santa Barbara News-Press.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for wildlife conservation and protection as well as for the environment.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Biodiversity
  • Domesticated animals
  • Environment
  • Natural resources
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Foster and adoptive children
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Non-adult children
  • Students
  • Veterans
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $32,498,134 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,132,903

Total giving: $1,780,000

Qualifying distributions: $1,781,998