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Gordon V. & Helen C. Smith Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Gordon V. & Helen C. Smith Foundation

8716 Crider Brook Way

Potomac, MD United States 20854-4547

Telephone: (301) 469-8597

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,289,352

Total giving: $1,189,069






Established in 1986 in MD

Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for education; also for Christian and health organizations in which family members are currently involved.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI in the form of an investment for the relief of the poor and distressed. Historically the foundation has made a PRIs in the form of equity investments in community development organizations.

Fields of Interest

  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Higher education
  • Protestantism
  • Theology
  • University education
International Interests
  • Tanzania
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,289,352 (market value)

Gifts received: $15,400

Expenditures: $1,756,193

Total giving: $1,189,069

Qualifying distributions: $1,245,582