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The Wege Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-29

At A Glance

The Wege Foundation

P.O. Box 6388

Grand Rapids, MI United States 49516-6388

Telephone: (616) 957-0480

URL: www.wegefoundation.com

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

EIN

386124363

BRIDGE Number

5883967620

Background

Established on July 13, 1967 in MI - Founded in the name of Peter Martin Wege, who founded the Metal Office Furniture Company in 1912. M.O. F., as it was called, became Steelcase Inc., on Dec. 1, 1954. In 1998, Steelcase became a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The foundation was established to help fund needed public causes in the community where Peter Martin Wege's son, Peter Melvin Wege, was born and raised.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to the environment, education, arts and culture, community service and health care.