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Ortiz Family Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Ortiz Family Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Ortiz Charities, Inc.)

2601 N Val Vista Dr.

Mesa, AZ United States 85213


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports
  • Religion-affiliated funder

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $43,121

Total giving: $0






Established in AZ - Founded by Russell "Russ" Reid Ortiz, a former major league starting pitcher. During his career, Ortiz pitched for the San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was a 2003 MLB All Star.

Program Area(s)

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

Words O.F.F. the Page Aid for Books Program

The program is committed to assisting students in need by providing one $500 gift certificate for two consecutive semesters for a total of $1,000, to their community college book store for the purchase of text books and school supplies. Funds will only be awarded to students attending an Arizona community college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. This program is currently on hold. Please check foundation web site for updates.

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $43,121 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,000

Expenditures: $930

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: N/A