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The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-27

At A Glance

The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation

(formerly Parsons Foundation)

15475 N. 84th St.

Scottsdale, AZ United States 85260-1827

Telephone: (480) 398-2535


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $20,217,986

Total giving: $27,738,699






Established in 2011 in AZ - Bob and Renee Parsons have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation believes every person is entitled to an education, good nutrition, medical care, a stress free happy environment, and the hope that they too, will share in the American Dream. It provides funding to non-profit organizations that are successfully addressing these essential needs. The foundation is also committed to the people of Haiti, helping to grow and improve schools, medical services, and overall well-being for communities in rural Haiti through the organization, Hope for Haiti.

Fields of Interest

  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • International development
  • Nutrition
International Interests
  • Haiti
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $20,217,986 (market value)

Gifts received: $38,353,860

Expenditures: $27,817,169

Total giving: $27,738,699

Qualifying distributions: $27,815,531

Giving activities include:

$27,738,699 for 47 grants (high: $3,944,445; low: $5,000)