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Musk Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 07/22/2016
Last grant data update: 07/01/2017

At A Glance

Musk Foundation

P.O. Box 10195, Dept. 863

Palo Alto, CA United States 94303

Telephone: 6502105000

URL: www.muskfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

770587507

BRIDGE Number

2895851934

Background

Established in 2001 in CA - Founded by Elon Musk, who is co-founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Forbes listed him on its "America's 20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under" in 2011 and in 2010 Time Magazine listed him among the 100 people most likely to have an impact on the world. Elon Musk has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for renewable energy research and advocacy, human space exploration research and advocacy, pediatric research, and science and engineering education.