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Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc.


Last profile update: 01/10/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc.

P.O. Box 4019

Wilmington, DE United States 19807-0019

Telephone: (302) 655-4440


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Incorporated in 1945 in DE - Mr. Raskob was vice-president of the DuPont Co. and chairman of the finance committee of General Motors Corp., but resigned that position in 1928 to serve as the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. In addition, Mr. Raskob organized the corporation that financed and built the Empire State Building, completed in 1931. The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc., is a membership corporation

Purpose and Activities

Giving to support Roman Catholic church organizations and activities worldwide by providing funds to official Catholic organizations for education, training, social services, health, emergency relief, as well as a wide variety of charitable needs.