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Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation

P.O. Box 2218

Napa, CA United States 94558-0221

URL: www.gileswmeadfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-10-31)

Assets: $22,685,087

Total giving: $1,105,560

EIN

956040921

BRIDGE Number

6977989223

Additional Contact Information

Tel./fax: (707) 226-2164

Background

Incorporated in 1961 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The Mead Foundation supports organizations dedicated to preserving and improving the environment, the advancement of medical science, and other important social needs. Environmental organizations supported by the Mead Foundation generally have as their primary emphasis forestry, fisheries, and the sustainable use of natural resources in western North America. Scientific and medical organizations supported by the Mead Foundation generally have as their primary emphasis the endocrine system, and in particular diabetes and its complications.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Aquatic wildlife protection
  • Diabetes
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainable forestry
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-10-31

Assets: $22,685,087 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,251,738

Total giving: $1,105,560

Qualifying distributions: $1,165,880

Giving activities include:

$1,105,560 for 41 grants (high: $100,000; low: $1,660)