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Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 05/11/2016
Last grant data update: 11/26/2016

At A Glance

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation, Inc.

3415 Gateway Rd., Ste. 200

Brookfield, WI United States 53045-5111

Telephone: 2627904960

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

391868295

BRIDGE Number

3845825607

Background

Established in 1997 in WI - Founded by Pleasant Rowland, an educator, writer and entrepreneur. She was the publisher of the "Children's Magazine Guide" and created a comprehensive language arts program, called "Beginning to Read, Write, and Listen." In 1986, Rowland founded the Pleasant Company, which manufactured the "American Girl" dolls, books and accessories. In 1998, Rowland sold the Pleasant Company (now American Girl) to Mattel for $770 million.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for arts, education and historic preservation.