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Dr. Scholl Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

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

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $170,972,031

Total giving: $7,870,927

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.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Unknown or not classified
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $170,972,031 (market value)

Expenditures: $10,201,696

Total giving: $7,870,927

Qualifying distributions: $9,439,663