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Rathmann Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Rathmann Family Foundation

1290 Bay Dale Dr., P.O. Box 352

Arnold, MD United States 21012-0352

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $49,310,111

Total giving: $1,602,000






Established in 1991 in WA

Purpose and Activities

The mission (or purpose) of the foundation is to promote and support innovation, development and excellence in science, technology, education and the environment. The foundation funds organizations and programs which apply research, science, technology and education to improving lives and strengthening communities and the nation. The foundation's educational interests extend from elementary through post-secondary years and focus primarily on science, math, technology, the environment, medicine and the arts. Related areas of foundation interest include biotechnology and conservation of the environment and open spaces for low impact use, such as hiking, walking and off-leash recreation.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made loans for the development of medical technologies benefiting children, the disabled, and the economically disadvantaged.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Science
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $49,310,111 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,298,887

Total giving: $1,602,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,076,489