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Sehgal Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-01

At A Glance

Sehgal Foundation

(formerly Sehgal Family Foundation)

100 Court Ave., Ste. 211

Des Moines, IA United States 50309

Telephone: (515) 288-0010


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $43,589,153

Total giving: $23,000






Established in 1998 in IA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the environment and natural resource conservation. The foundation also works to address issues in India, such as gender inequality, low literacy, and awareness of reproductive health and family planning. Additionally, the foundation works to facilitate Gurgaon, India villagers in assessing their perceived, met, unmet, hidden health care, and other domestic needs, and it also works to ensure that safe drinking water is available throughout rural Gurgaon, and to promote water literacy. The foundation also works to create village level institutions in India which generate both employment and income, and assist in start up farm production activities.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Public affairs
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Sports and recreation
  • Water resources
International Interests
  • India
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $43,589,153 (market value)

Gifts received: $877,055

Expenditures: $3,855,154

Total giving: $23,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,684,763