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Oberkotter Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-07-15

At A Glance

Oberkotter Foundation

1600 Market St., Ste. 3600

Philadelphia, PA United States 19103-7286

Telephone: (215) 751-2601

URL: www.oberkotterfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-11-30)

Assets: $170,398,175

Total giving: $9,612,621

EIN

232686151

BRIDGE Number

1493284016

Background

Established in 1992 in PA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation limits its grants to educational institutions and centers for the deaf that use the auditory/oral or auditory/verbal method exclusively; research in the area of hearing-impairment where interdisciplinary resources are used.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form of no-interest loans to organizations serving the deaf to fund construction and development costs.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Diabetes
  • Ear, nose and throat diseases
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Special needs education
  • Speech and hearing rehabilitation
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Infants and toddlers
  • People with disabilities
  • People with hearing impairments
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-11-30

Assets: $170,398,175 (market value)

Gifts received: $9,996,396

Expenditures: $13,589,846

Total giving: $9,612,621

Qualifying distributions: $12,329,070

Giving activities include:

$9,612,621 for 45 grants (high: $1,129,625; low: $15,000)

$11,066,076 for 2 foundation-administered programs