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Putnam Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-29

At A Glance

Putnam Foundation

20 Central Sq., 2nd Fl., P.O. Box 323

Keene, NH United States 03431-3795

Telephone: (603) 352-2448

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-10-31)

Assets: $31,941,246

Total giving: $1,609,990






Trust established in 1952 in NH

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mandate and purpose are to provide funds on a regional basis in New Hampshire, and, in particular, the Monadnock Region for historic preservation, cultural enhancement, and ecological maintenance.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation made a PRI in the form of a low-interest loan to a New Hampshire public charity that seeks to enable underserved people to participate more fully in New Hampshire's economy.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Public administration
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Episcopalians and Anglicans
  • Protestants
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-10-31

Assets: $31,941,246 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,009,067

Total giving: $1,609,990

Qualifying distributions: $1,609,990