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The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

1 Rockefeller Plz., Ste. 301

New York City, NY United States 10020-2002

Telephone: (212) 586-0700

URL: www.vetlesenfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $155,362,074

Total giving: $6,572,500

EIN

131982695

BRIDGE Number

8221957168

Background

Incorporated in 1955 in NY -

Purpose and Activities

Established a biennial international science award for discoveries in the earth sciences; grants for biological, geophysical, and environmental research, including scholarships, and cultural organizations, including those emphasizing Norwegian-American relations and maritime interests. Support also for public policy research and libraries.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Biology
  • Environment
  • Libraries
  • Marine science
  • Physical and earth sciences
  • Public policy
  • Science
  • Technology
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $155,362,074 (market value)

Expenditures: $7,392,702

Total giving: $6,572,500

Qualifying distributions: $6,735,440