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William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.

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Last profile update: 02/15/2017
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.

212 N. Sangamon St., Ste. 1D

Chicago, IL United States 60607-1722

Telephone: (312) 243-3198

URL: www.mcgowanfund.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

521829785

BRIDGE Number

5859354889

Background

Established in 1992 in DC - Founded by the late William G. McGowan. He was Chairman of MCI Communications, a company that was instrumental in legal and regulatory changes to the American telephone communications business by taking on the AT&T monopoly. This helped usher in the competitive long distance telephone industry

Purpose and Activities

Giving in the areas of education to improve high school graduation rates, healthcare in the area of childhood obesity/cardiac health prevention; human services for vulnerable populations. Giving is limited to specific geographic regions.