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The Trull Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-12-18

At A Glance

The Trull Foundation

404 4th St.

Palacios, TX United States 77465-4812

Telephone: (361) 972-5241


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,173,799

Total giving: $2,228,320






Established in 1967 in TX. Originally established in 1948 as The B.W. Trull Foundation

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's grant focus areas include: concern for needs of the Palacios and Matagorda County, where the foundation has its roots; concern for children, channeling lives away from abuse, neglect, hunger, and poverty; concern for those persons and families devastated by the effects of substance abuse; concern for the coastal Texas environment, recognizing and including water issues, estuaries, birds, agriculture, and aquaculture.

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Elementary education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Food aid
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Higher education
  • Homeless services
  • Human services
  • International development
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Religion
  • Secondary education
  • Theology
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,173,799 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,578,757

Total giving: $2,228,320

Qualifying distributions: $2,355,447

Giving activities include:

$2,228,320 for 291 grants (high: $80,000; low: $300)