Scaife Foundations

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The Scaife Foundations refer collectively to four foundations: the Allegheny Foundation, the Carthage Foundation, the Sarah Scaife Foundation, and the Scaife Family Foundation. The organizations are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Allegheny Foundation[edit]

Richard Mellon Scaife endowed the foundation and serves as the chairman. It makes grants to historical, educational, political, and environmental organizations, especially those located or serving Western Pennsylvania. From 1985 to 2006 the foundation awarded over $36 million USD to other organizations.[1]

In 2007, the Allegheny Foundation made grants of $3,195,500 USD to 45 organizations. The five organizations receiving the largest grants were:[2]

The 2007 annual report also noted that, as of 2007-12-31, the foundation had nearly $55 million USD in cash and common stocks.

Carthage Foundation[edit]

The Carthage Foundation does not award grants to individuals. It concentrates its efforts towards causes focused on public policy at a national and international level. From 1985 to 2003 the organization awarded over $68 million USD to other organizations.

Sarah Scaife Foundation[edit]

The Sarah Scaife Foundation does not award grants to individuals. It concentrates its efforts towards causes focused on public policy at a national and international level. From 1985 to 2003 the organization awarded over $235 million to other organizations.

The organizations it has supported include the George C. Marshall Institute Project for the New American Century and Judicial Watch.

Scaife Family Foundation[edit]

The Scaife Family Foundation does not award grants to individuals. It concentrates its efforts towards causes focused on families, women, children, and animal welfare. From 1985 to 2001 the organization awarded over $77 million USD to other organizations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allegheny Foundation grant receipts". Media Transparency. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  2. ^ "2007 Annual Report" (PDF) (Press release) (in English). Allegheny Foundation. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 

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