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Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-28

At A Glance

Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago

P.O. Box 2137

Chicago, IL United States 60690

Telephone: (312) 630-5818

URL: www.sbschicago.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,212,910

Total giving: $68,647

EIN

366076395

BRIDGE Number

3427191595

Background

Established in 1872 in IL

Purpose and Activities

Giving to organization that promote Swiss-American friendship and understanding. Scholarship awards to former or present Swiss nationals or their descendants as well as emergency and financial aid.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships to full-time students of Swiss descent residing in IL or southern WI. Relief assistance to financially needy or elderly Chicago, IL, residents of Swiss descent or nationality.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Goodwill promotion
  • Human services
  • Humanities
  • International relations
  • Literature and writing
  • Music
  • Performing arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,212,910 (market value)

Gifts received: $7,400

Expenditures: $92,322

Total giving: $68,647

Qualifying distributions: $79,553