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Wallace Research Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-12

At A Glance

Wallace Research Foundation

221 3rd Ave. S.E., Ste. 300

Cedar Rapids, IA United States 52401-1525

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $84,282,658

Total giving: $3,266,134






Established in 1996 in IA - In 1996, the foundation grew out of the Wallace Genetic Foundation, founded in 1959 by the late Henry A. Wallace, a businessman, author, and politician.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, the environment, and medical research.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made PRIs in the form of loans to a hospital for equipment.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $84,282,658 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,210

Expenditures: $3,855,525

Total giving: $3,266,134

Qualifying distributions: $3,296,223