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The Rider-Pool Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Rider-Pool Foundation

645 W. Hamilton St., Ste. 202

Allentown, PA United States 18101

Telephone: (610) 770-9346


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $11,688,654

Total giving: $413,725



Additional Contact Information

Additional contact: Bridget I. Rassler, Mgr., Fin. and Admin.


Established in 1957 in PA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's purpose is to serve as a means to improve the quality of life in the community, to build on the community's strengths and add to its vitality, and to increase the capacity of the community to serve the needs of all its citizens.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $11,688,654 (market value)

Gifts received: $7,247

Expenditures: $568,924

Total giving: $413,725

Qualifying distributions: $532,976