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The Thiel Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 02/08/2017
Last grant data update: 11/05/2016

At A Glance

The Thiel Foundation

(formerly Shire Philanthropic Foundation)

1 Letterman Dr., Bldg. C, Ste. 400

San Francisco, CA United States 94129-1495

URL: www.thielfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

203846597

BRIDGE Number

1311069230

Background

Established in 2005 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation defends and promotes freedom in all its dimensions by supporting innovative scientific research and new technologies that empower people to improve their lives, by championing organizations and individuals who expose human rights abuses and authoritarianism, and by encouraging the exploration of new ideas and new spaces where freedom can flourish.