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Robert Swanson and Cynthia Shevlin Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

Robert Swanson and Cynthia Shevlin Charitable Foundation

P. O. Box 803878

Chicago, IL United States 60680

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-08-31)

Assets: $2,480,733

Total giving: $213,000






Established in 1998 in IL

Purpose and Activities

Support only for the Marvelwood School, Kent, Connecticut, Merit School of Music, Chicago, Illinois, National Education for Assistance Dog Services, West Boylstone, Massachusetts, and Orme School, Mayer, Mountain View, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Daystar, Dallas, Texas.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal therapy
  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Independent living for people with disabilities
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Performing arts education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Secondary education
  • Special population support
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-08-31

Assets: $2,480,733 (market value)

Gifts received: $301,260

Expenditures: $228,897

Total giving: $213,000

Qualifying distributions: $214,015