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Don H. Barden Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

Don H. Barden Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Gary Barden Foundation II, Inc.)

27777 Franklin Rd., Ste. 2500

Southfield, MI United States 48034

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,596,702

Total giving: $55,000






Established in IN - Founded by Donald J. Trump, who is a real estate developer, television personality, and author. Trump is the Chairman and C.E.O. of the Trump Organization, a U.S.-based real-estate development company. Some of Trump's properties include Trump Tower, AXA Financial Center, and Trump International Hotel and Tower. Trump is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts, which operates numerous casinos and hotels across the world. In addition, Trump is the host and Executive Producer of the hit television reality show, "The Apprentice." In 2007, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mr. Trump has authored numerous books including "The America We Deserve" (2000), "Trump 101: The Way to Success" (2007), and "Trump Never Give Up: How I Turned My Biggest Challenges into Success" (2008).

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Undergraduate scholarships to students graduating from a public high school in Gary, IN, who will be attending a four-year college, technical school or vocational school.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Human services
  • Reading promotion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,596,702 (market value)

Expenditures: $134,999

Total giving: $55,000

Qualifying distributions: $90,752