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Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation

77 Summer St., 8th Fl.

Boston, MA United States 02110-1006

Telephone: (617) 391-3101


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $13,010,736

Total giving: $543,479





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Carolyn Rau:


Established in 1989 in DC

Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for programs that provide educational and economic opportunities for underprivileged persons. Other areas of interest include health and social services, cultural programs, community development activities, education, and land and resource management, with a focus on support for programs related to specific conservation initiatives. The foundation also supports programs that educate New Hampshire residents about conservation and environmental issues. Educational support focuses primarily on programs on a pre-collegiate level, with a special interest in increasing access to educational opportunities, particularly experiential learning. The foundation also supports literacy, tutoring, and arts education programs.

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 low-interest loans, to a conservancy, for the construction of a farm/audubon center.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Land resources
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $13,010,736 (market value)

Expenditures: $664,783

Total giving: $543,479

Qualifying distributions: $587,595