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William Davidson Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 12/28/2017
Last grant data update: 11/18/2017

At A Glance

William Davidson Foundation

P.O. BOX 1688

Birmingham, MI United States 48012-1688

URL: williamdavidson.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

EIN

203899187

BRIDGE Number

6708628651

Background

Established in 2005 in MI - Founded by the late William Morse "Bill" Davidson, who was a prominent businessman, professional sports owner, and member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was the Chairman of Guardian Industries Corp., one of the world's largest manufacturers of architectural and automotive glass. He was also the Chairman of Palace Sports and Entertainment, the principal owner of the NBA's Detroit Pistons and the WNBA's Detroit Shock, and the former owner of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning and the IHL's Detroit Vipers.