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Miller Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Miller Foundation

310 WahWahTaySee Way

Battle Creek, MI United States 49015-4065

Telephone: (269) 964-3542


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $28,014,674

Total giving: $831,018






Incorporated in 1963 in MI - The foundation was originally named the Albert L. and Louise B. Miller Foundation, to honor the parents of the founder, Robert B. Miller

Purpose and Activities

Giving mainly to improve the quality of life in the Battle Creek, MI, community area by supporting local organizations and government agencies that provide for economic development, neighborhood improvement, improving educational outcomes for youth, and eliminating barriers to employment for all in Battle Creek, MI, and the surrounding area.

Program Area(s)

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


The foundation recognizes the need for a more comprehensive arts program and aims to bring arts education back into the classrooms of Battle Creek, MI area schools.

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made a PRI to a school development corporation.

Fields of Interest

  • Adult education
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Community improvement
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $28,014,674 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,211,901

Total giving: $831,018

Qualifying distributions: $1,109,160