(also known as Elbridge Stuart Foundation)
500 Washington St., 8th Fl.
San Francisco, CA United States 94111-4735
Telephone: (415) 393-1551
Type of Grantmaker
(yr. ended 2014-12-31)
Total giving: $19,089,764
Elbridge Stuart Foundation created in 1937 in CA, Elbridge and Mary Stuart Foundation in 1941 in CA, and Mary Horner Stuart Foundation in 1941 in WA; in 1995 and 1996, the two smaller foundations were merged into the Elbridge Stuart Foundation, DBA Stuart Foundation - Founded in the name of the late E.A. Stuart, who was an industrialist who co-founded the Carnation Company (acquired by Nestle), creator of Carnation evaporated milk.
Purpose and Activities
The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:
The foundation works to provide opportunities for all California and Washington students to learn and achieve in school by developing effective education systems. It invests in coordinated programs, partnerships, and research and policy analysis to achieve system wide impact. To achieve its goal the foundation invests in: 1) Districts & Education Systems. Developing district capabilities and promoting system-wide impact in districts and education systems; 2) Education Leadership. Strengthening school, district and school board leadership to achieve system wide change; and 3) Teaching and Learning. Building education systems that provide students with effective and qualified teachers in every class, every day .
Employee Matching Gifts
The foundation matches the gifts of its employees to charitable organizations.
Vulnerable Youth in Child Welfare
The program's overarching goal for all youth is to be self-sustaining, responsible, and contributing members of their communities and society. The foundation specifically targets significant resources, energy, and staff to individuals and organizations assisting those young people who face much more challenging circumstances and are most likely to benefit from additional support. The foundation partners with public and private child welfare agencies to systemically provide resources and services to children and youth in foster care to realize long-term, positive outcomes in five focus areas: 1) Safety 2) Permanency 3) Well Being 4) Educational Opportunities and 5) Youth, Family, and Community Engagement.
Fields of Interest
- Child welfare
- Elementary and secondary education
- Public policy
- Children and youth
- Economically disadvantaged people
- Foster and adoptive children
- Low-income and poor people
Year ended 2014-12-31
Assets: $521,851,518 (market value)
Total giving: $19,089,764
Qualifying distributions: $24,925,836