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The Risc Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

The Risc Foundation, Inc.

6 Seekonk Cross Rd.

Great Barrington, MA United States 01230

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $77,028,813

Total giving: $112,500






Established in MA

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI for a job creation and energy efficiency program in New Haven, CT. Historically, the foundation has made a PRI in the form of a loan to a school association, a food cooperative, and for day care facilities.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy resources
  • Environment
  • Green building
  • Housing development
  • Job creation and workforce development
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainable development
  • Urban development

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $77,028,813 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,467,520

Expenditures: $688,348

Total giving: $112,500

Qualifying distributions: $3,716,835

Giving activities include:

$112,500 for 14 grants (high: $50,000; low: $250)

$3,249,000 for 1 loan/program-related investment