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The Samueli Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Samueli Foundation

(formerly The Samueli Family Foundation)

2101 E. Coast Hwy., Ste. 300

Corona del Mar, CA United States 92625-1941


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $225,252

Total giving: $586,440





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for questions pertaining to the Building Communities in Orange County Grant Program:


Established in 1998 in CA - Founded by Henry and Susan Samueli, the Samueli 1995 Family Trust, and Samueli Charitable Trust No. 00-1. Henry Samueli is co-founder of the Broadcom Corporation and was Chairman until his resignation in 2008. He is also the owner of the Anaheim Ducks National Hockey League team. Henry and Susan Samueli have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to promote scholastic, technical and creative exploration and achievement; build a community of sharing, acceptance and altruism; increase awareness, knowledge and opportunities; and to enhance the quality of life of the underserved.

Fields of Interest

  • Christianity
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Performing arts
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $225,252 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,058,230

Expenditures: $1,014,144

Total giving: $586,440

Qualifying distributions: $896,190