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Dr. Scholl Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 04/12/2017
Last grant data update: 08/26/2017

At A Glance

Dr. Scholl Foundation

1033 Skokie Blvd., Ste. 230

Northbrook, IL United States 60062-4109

Telephone: (847) 559-7430

URL: www.drschollfoundation.com

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Other
  • Family foundation

EIN

366068724

BRIDGE Number

7120982358

Background

Incorporated in 1947 in IL - Founded by the late Dr. William M. Scholl, who was a podiatrist and the founder of the foot care company Dr. Scholls. In 1904, he invented his first arch support and founded the Scholl Manufacturing Co. Today, Scholl, Inc., a division of the Merck & Co., is an international manufacturer of foot care products and footwear. The foundation has continued Dr. Scholl's generosity by contributing over $224 million since 1980 to organizations that help people help themselves.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for educational, social services, healthcare, civic and cultural, and environmental interests.