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Ernest C. Oberholtzer Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Ernest C. Oberholtzer Foundation

P.O. Box 2593

Chicago, IL United States 60690-2593

Telephone: (312) 845-3442

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $581,786

Total giving: $325




Established in MN

Purpose and Activities

Dedicated to the preservation of Ober's North Woods legacy, as a source of inspiration, renewal, and connection to the natural world.

Fields of Interest

  • Biodiversity
  • Environment
  • Land resources
  • Natural resources
  • Philanthropy
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • American Indians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $581,786 (market value)

Gifts received: $40,519

Expenditures: $110,277

Total giving: $325

Qualifying distributions: $49,970