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The Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-11-08

At A Glance

The Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 4242

Salisbury, NC United States 28145-4242

URL: www.bjrff.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $15,898,066

Total giving: $1,261,659

EIN

562027907

BRIDGE Number

5345649334

Additional Contact Information

Additional address: 141 E. Council St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Background

Established in 1997 in NC - Founded by Julian H. Robertson, Jr. in memory of his parents. He is the founder of Tiger Management LLC, an independent investment and wealth management firm. Robertson built it into one of the world’s largest hedge-fund management firms and by mid-1998 assets had soared to about $22 billion. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

The foundation, committed to improving the quality of life in Salisbury, NC, and its surrounding area, is interested in funding programs that address social, family, educational, health, and neighborhood issues, and those which enrich lives through cultural, artistic and recreational opportunities. Preference is given to projects that encourage constructive change, strive toward achieving excellence, and have a significant component of public service.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Human services
  • Sports and recreation
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Homeless people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of African descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with HIV/AIDS
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Single parents
  • Students
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $15,898,066 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,344,516

Total giving: $1,261,659

Qualifying distributions: $1,330,486