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John P. McGovern Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

John P. McGovern Foundation

2211 Norfolk St., Ste. 900

Houston, TX United States 77098-4044

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $170,214,195

Total giving: $7,368,725






Established in 1961 in TX

Purpose and Activities

To carry on the charitable interests of the donor to support the activities of established nonprofit organizations, which are of importance to human welfare with special focus on children and family health education and promotion, treatment and disease prevention.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Honorariums to recognize individuals involved in the research and study of the causes of allergies.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Community improvement
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Health
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $170,214,195 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,880,800

Expenditures: $8,570,493

Total giving: $7,368,725

Qualifying distributions: $14,702,026

Giving activities include:

$7,368,725 for 301 grants (high: $500,000; low: $100)