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Hatton W. Sumners Foundation for the Study and Teaching of Self-Government, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Hatton W. Sumners Foundation for the Study and Teaching of Self-Government, Inc.

(formerly Hatton W. Sumners Foundation)

325 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 3920

Dallas, TX United States 75201-3821

Telephone: (214) 220-2128

URL: www.hattonsumners.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $64,484,795

Total giving: $2,389,938

EIN

752734032

BRIDGE Number

1261045798

Additional Contact Information

Additional e-mail: hugh@hattonsumners.org

Background

Trust established in 1949 in TX, became a Texas nonprofit corporation in 1998. - The foundation bears the name of the late Hatton W. Sumners, an attorney and United States congressman from TX who served in the House of Representatives from 1913 to 1947. Mr. Sumners died in 1962. The foundation was created to promote the study and teaching of the science of self-government. Throughout most of its years of active operation, the foundation's major activity has been the support of a scholarship program at Southern Methodist Law School. In recent years, grant disbursements have widened to include other universities as well as organizations concerned with law and government

Purpose and Activities

Giving for youth organizations, higher education and others for the study and teaching of the science of self-government.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Adult and child mentoring
  • Civics for youth
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Law education
  • Political science
  • Public administration
  • Social sciences
  • Teacher education
  • University education
  • Youth development
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $64,484,795 (market value)

Gifts received: $33,500

Expenditures: $3,973,160

Total giving: $2,389,938

Qualifying distributions: $2,817,981