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Weeden Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Weeden Foundation

35 Adams St., Ground Fl.

Bedford Hills, NY United States 10507-1819


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $35,413,839

Total giving: $2,123,100






Established 1963 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to environmental organizations working to preserve biological diversity. Program interests also include organizations working to stabilize human population and organizations working to address the over consumption of the earth's resources.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation engages in a two-prong mission-related investment strategy as they engage in both Investment Screening and PRI making. Historically, the foundation has made PRIs in the U.S. and overseas for conservation purposes and in environmental technology companies. The foundation has also acquired real estate for conservation organizations, and provided equity investments in environmentally-conscious businesses.

Fields of Interest

  • Environment
  • Natural resources
  • Population studies
International Interests
  • Chile
  • Latin America
  • Russia
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $35,413,839 (market value)

Gifts received: $75,000

Expenditures: $3,024,068

Total giving: $2,123,100

Qualifying distributions: $2,482,597