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Peter Norton Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Peter Norton Family Foundation

225 Arizona, Ste. 350

Santa Monica, CA United States 90401-1244

Telephone: (310) 576-7700

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2011-12-31)

Assets: $0

Total giving: $0



Bridge Number



Established in 1988 in CA - Founded by Peter and Eileen Norton. Mr. Norton is a software publisher and author. He produced numerous programs, technical manuals, and introductory computing books, but is best known for "The Peter Norton Programmer's Guide to the IBM-PC," a popular and comprehensive guide to low-level programming on the PC platform.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation gives support in the areas of art, education, and human services, as well as for exhibitions.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Early childhood education
  • Elementary education
  • Family services
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Visual arts
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female children and youth
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male young adults
  • People of African descent
  • People with HIV/AIDS
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2011-12-31

Assets: $0 (market value)

Expenditures: $12,583

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: $1,906