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The Summer Hill Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

The Summer Hill Foundation

888 Summer Hill Rd.

Madison, CT United States 06443-1604

Telephone: (203) 421-3669

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $14,948,454

Total giving: $480,000






Established in 2007 in CT

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to land trusts and other organizations that are dedicated to protecting the environment, especially in ecologically sensitive areas. The foundation will support charitable organizations that help to preserve land in its natural state, re-introduce native plants to areas where they have been removed, and preserve historically significant buildings that are associated with open space. It also will support charitable and educational institutions that provide environmentally-related education. The foundation may also make distributions to local governments or government agencies for the preservation of historically significant buildings.

Fields of Interest

  • Natural resources
  • Philanthropy

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $14,948,454 (market value)

Expenditures: $574,759

Total giving: $480,000

Qualifying distributions: $483,605

Giving activities include:

$480,000 for 5 grants (high: $250,000; low: $10,000)