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Sidgmore Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Sidgmore Family Foundation

Persimmon Tree Rd.

Potomac, MD United States 20854

Telephone: 3017581814

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $8,343,500

Total giving: $219,500





Additional Contact Information

Although the Foundation is incorporated in the State of Maryland, please address all correspondence, including letters of inquiry and full proposals to: Marian Gelbwaks, Director, 71 Leewater Ave., Massapequa, NY 11758, tel.: (516) 541-2713


Established in 1996 in MD

Purpose and Activities

In recognition that an impoverished environment limits the possibilities for people to develop and thrive, the foundation is particularly interested in funding organizations that 1) improve the quality of education and teacher training; 2) further the advancement of knowledge in the field of medicine, with a special emphasis on hearing and cardiology; 3) utilize entrepreneurial skills to explore and develop creative, scalable, and sustainable solutions to critical social problems; and 4) provide support and services to those in need in the Washington DC area.

Fields of Interest

  • Cardiology
  • Community and economic development
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Ear, nose and throat diseases
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Human services
  • Medical specialties
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse
  • Supporting organizations (general)

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $8,343,500 (market value)

Gifts received: $362

Expenditures: $300,919

Total giving: $219,500

Qualifying distributions: $268,803