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Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc.

55 Walls Dr.

Fairfield, CT United States 06824

Telephone: 8008391754

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $26,146,657

Total giving: $921,399



Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Kim Nechay, P.O. Box 1537, Salisbury, MD 21802, tel.: (410) 543-3289


Founded by the late Franklin "Frank" Perdue, who was the C.E.O. and Pres. of Perdue Farms, now one of the largest chicken-producing companies in the U.S.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation strives to strengthen the communities where Perdue Farms associates live and work by focusing its efforts on education, agriculture, the environment, health and social services, and fighting hunger and poverty.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $26,146,657 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,111,880

Total giving: $921,399

Qualifying distributions: $1,026,367