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The Marjorie Merriweather Post Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Marjorie Merriweather Post Foundation

5915 Farrington Road, 202

Chapel Hill, NC United States 27517

Telephone: (919) 442-1545

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,400,635

Total giving: $309,000

EIN

526054705

BRIDGE Number

8185274555

Background

Established in 1956 in DC - Founded by the late Marjorie Merriweather Post, who founded General Foods, Inc. Ms. Post also inherited ownership of the Postum Cereal Company after her father's death.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Catholicism
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Elementary education
  • Forest preservation
  • Higher education
  • Historical activities
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Natural history museums
  • Natural resources
  • Orchestral music
  • Performing arts
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adolescents
  • Male children and youth
  • Males
  • Students
Organizations
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,400,635 (market value)

Expenditures: $428,414

Total giving: $309,000

Qualifying distributions: $335,574