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Charles and Lisa Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Charles and Lisa Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences

(formerly Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences)

P.O. Box 85900

Seattle, WA United States 98145-1900

Telephone: (206) 522-7000

URL: www.simonyifund.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,371,560

Total giving: $5,076,351

EIN

550846712

BRIDGE Number

7834420988

Background

Established in 2003 in WA - Founded by Charles Simonyi, a computer software executive who managed the teams that developed Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other best-selling software applications. Mr. Simonyi left Microsoft in Aug. 2002 to found Intentional Software Corporation, a software engineering company with an emphasis on productivity applications

Purpose and Activities

The foundation distributes funds to worthy organizations that demonstrate excellence in the arts, sciences and education.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Science
  • Social sciences
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Protestants
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,371,560 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,836,050

Expenditures: $5,359,394

Total giving: $5,076,351

Qualifying distributions: $5,346,242