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The Sooch Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

The Sooch Foundation

600 W. 7th St.

Austin, TX United States 78701-2710

Telephone: (512) 472-5755

URL: www.soochfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $14,844,226

Total giving: $561,975

EIN

200399480

BRIDGE Number

3775770098

Background

Established in 2003 in TX

Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to make a positive and permanent change in the lives of economically disadvantaged people in Austin, Texas. The foundation now focuses on programs that help adults and their families earn self-sustaining wages that were not previously on track to do so, as well as on programs that increase graduation rates from college and other post-secondary institutions for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Human services
  • Job services
  • Vocational rehabilitation
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $14,844,226 (market value)

Expenditures: $774,205

Total giving: $561,975

Qualifying distributions: $714,541

Giving activities include:

$561,975 for 14 grants (high: $125,000; low: $2,500)