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SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.

935 Main St., Level C, Unit B-101

Manchester, CT United States 06040-6050

Telephone: (860) 533-0355


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $38,807,552

Total giving: $2,110,270





Additional Contact Information

Scholarship contact/inquiry: Kelley Gunther, Foundation and Scholarship Dir., tel.: (860) 533-1067, e-mail:


Established as a company-sponsored foundation in 2000 in CT; status changed to independent foundation in 2004

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, housing, human services, and children and youth. College scholarships of up to $5,000 each are awarded annually to students who are permanent residents of the CT counties which the foundation serves, are in the top 40 percent of their high school class or maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher in college, and who plan on attending an accredited institution of higher learning in CT.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

College scholarships to students who are permanent residents of Hartford, Tolland, and Windham counties CT, who plan to attend an accredited institution of higher learning in CT.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Nonprofits
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $38,807,552 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,526,535

Total giving: $2,110,270

Qualifying distributions: $2,356,316