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McCune Charitable Foundation


Last profile update: 04/12/2017
Last grant data update: 02/11/2018

At A Glance

McCune Charitable Foundation

(formerly Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation)

345 E. Alameda St.

Santa Fe, NM United States 87501-2229

Telephone: (505) 983-8300


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation






Established in 1992 in NM - Marshall McCune died on December 13, 1975 making his widow, Perrine Dixon McCune, his heir. He left her strict terms for the continuance of his local philanthropic style and pattern, to which she adhered until her death on March 7, 1991 at the age of 87. In 1989, she established a foundation to continue this philanthropic legacy for their chosen home of New Mexico.

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to memorialize its benefactors through grants which enrich the cultural life, health, education, environment, and spiritual life of the citizens of New Mexico. The Foundation supports philanthropic programs which are responsive, flexible, and may be proven effective at aiding the people of New Mexico to reach their full human and spiritual potential. Primary areas of interest include the arts, education, youth, health, social services and environment.