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Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-07

At A Glance

Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation

136 E. Michigan Ave., 9th Fl., Ste. B

Kalamazoo, MI United States 49007

Telephone: (269) 344-2818

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-10-31)

Assets: $20,512,376

Total giving: $1,088,000






Incorporated in 1958 in MI

Purpose and Activities

Grants primarily to promote scientific research for the alleviation of human suffering; to care for the sick, aged, and helpless whose private resources are inadequate; to conduct research for and otherwise assist in the improvement of living, moral and working conditions; to promote the spread of education and to provide scholarships for deserving young men and women; to promote and aid in the mental, moral, intellectual and physical improvement, assistance and relief of the poor, indigent or deserving inhabitants of the U.S., regardless of race, color or creed.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Christianity
  • Community improvement
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Senior services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-10-31

Assets: $20,512,376 (market value)

Gifts received: $92,500

Expenditures: $1,205,448

Total giving: $1,088,000

Qualifying distributions: $1,101,844

Giving activities include:

$1,088,000 for 66 grants (high: $60,000; low: $2,500)