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The Jess Merkle Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Jess Merkle Foundation

333 Texas Street, 700

Shreveport, LA United States 71101

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $5,246,529

Total giving: $432,519

EIN

721336331

BRIDGE Number

1436029306

Background

Established in 1997 in LA

Purpose and Activities

Primarily giving for human services; funding also for a United Methodist church.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Community and economic development
  • Community improvement
  • Developmental disability services
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Human services
  • Philanthropy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Special population support
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Retired people
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $5,246,529 (market value)

Expenditures: $486,233

Total giving: $432,519

Qualifying distributions: $433,390