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Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation


Last profile update: 04/20/2017
Last grant data update: 09/21/2017

At A Glance

Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation

201 Mission St., Ste. 1960

San Francisco, CA United States 94105-1880

Telephone: (415) 795-4920


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 2001 in DE and CA as a result of the merger of the Schwab Foundation for Learning and The Charles and Helen Schwab Family Foundation - Founded by Charles R. and Helen Schwab. Charles Schwab is founder and Chairman of The Charles Schwab Corporation, which was launched in 1971 as a traditional brokerage company, and in 1974 became a pioneer in the discount brokerage business. The company is now one of the nation's largest financial services firms

Purpose and Activities

The foundation aspires to help kids with learning and attention problems lead satisfying and productive lives in an environment that recognizes, values, and supports the unique attributes of every child.