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Peppercorn Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Peppercorn Foundation

Po Box 961209

Boston, MA United States 02109

Telephone: 6172277940

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,248,361

Total giving: $180,000






Established in 1999 in MA - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

Giving to support childhood educational initiatives.

Fields of Interest

  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environmental education
  • Human services
  • Tutoring
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,248,361 (market value)

Expenditures: $358,399

Total giving: $180,000

Qualifying distributions: $330,035