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The Ave Maria Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

The Ave Maria Foundation

(formerly The Mater Christi Foundation)

P.O. Box 373

Ann Arbor, MI United States 48106-0373

URL: www.avemariafoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $4,691,663

Total giving: $11,814

EIN

382514364

BRIDGE Number

0063719933

Background

Established in 1983 in MI - Founded by Thomas S. Monaghan, the founder of Domino's Pizza in 1960. He also owned the Detroit Tigers from 1983-1992. Thomas S. Monaghan has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for a variety of organizations which bring Catholic life and culture to the world.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $4,691,663 (market value)

Gifts received: $390,075

Expenditures: $1,110,542

Total giving: $11,814

Qualifying distributions: $175,617