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The Space Shuttle Children's Trust Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

The Space Shuttle Children's Trust Fund

P.O. Box 40200, FL9-100-10-19

Jacksonville, FL United States 32203-0200

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,593,515

Total giving: $100,248






Established in 1991 in DC

Purpose and Activities

The fund was established to provide for the health, education, and support of the children of the astronauts who perished in the Challenger tragedy and of astronauts who might perish in the future while involved actively in participating in space exploration and travel conducted under the auspices of NASA.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships and other financial assistance to children of the victims of the Challenger explosion.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Arts services
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Religion
  • Religion for youth
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,593,515 (market value)

Expenditures: $109,553

Total giving: $100,248

Qualifying distributions: $100,389