Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

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The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation is a private foundation located at in Seattle, Washington. Their mission is to transform individual lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress.[1] Paul Allen's sister Jody Allen is the co-founder and president of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.[2]

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Established in 1996 to administer Paul Allen's giving, the Foundation awards approximately $30 million in grants annually. Roughly 60 percent of the Foundation's money goes to non-profit organizations in Seattle and the state of Washington and 12 percent to Portland, Oregon. The remaining 28 percent is distributed to other cities within the Pacific Northwest.[3]

The areas where the Foundation focuses giving include arts and culture, community development and social change, science and technology, and youth engagement.[4]

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  1. ^ "Introduction", Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Retrieved 9/12/07.
  2. ^ The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, About the Founders
  3. ^ "Giving history". Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Retrieved 9/12/07.
  4. ^ "Introduction", Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Retrieved 9/12/07.

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