THE SCHMIDT FAMILY FOUNDATION



FOUNDATION PROFILE


The foundation was granted charitable status in March, 2007 and is located in Palo Alto, California.

The Schmidt Family Foundation works to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources and to support efforts worldwide that empower communities to build resilient systems for food, water, and human resources.

In their most recent reporting year ending Dec. 2017, the foundation reported assets of $530,041,779 (ledger value) and income of $65,610,900.

Further details for this foundation are as follows:

  • Employer Identification Number (EIN) 204170342.
  • Ranked 317 in the FoundationSearch Top 10,000 US Foundations by Assets.
  • Ranked 52 in the FoundationSearch Top Foundations by Assets for the state of California.


CONTACT INFORMATION


The foundation can be contacted at the following address:

THE SCHMIDT FAMILY FOUNDATION
555 BRYANT STREET, #370
Palo Alto, California 94301

Contact: ELLYN PEABODY
Tel:  (650) 376-7100
Fax:  (650) 454-8993
Website: http://tsffoundation.org/



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FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES


Its NTEE Code is B82, and its NTEE description is Scholarships & Student Financial Aid.
Grants are available for the following:
  • Program Funding



FUNDING INTERESTS


The foundation provides funding in the following areas:
  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Ecological Agriculture

  • Human Rights

Detailed information about the foundation's funding interests is available online.



APPLICATION GUIDELINES


Support is provided geographically as follows: Internationally (Foundation brings philanthropic resources to some of this centuryís greatest challenges across the globe)

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DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS


AMY RAO, DIRECTOR 
ERIC SCHMIDT, VICE PRESIDENT DIRECTOR
JEANNE HUEY, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 
JOSEPH SCIORTINO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
SOPHIE SCHMIDT, VICE PRESIDENT DIRECTOR 
WENDY SCHMIDT, PRESIDENT DIRECTOR
WILLIAM J ARTHUR, SECRETARY 

For a detailed review of the foundation's funding history as well as a list of the foundation's directors, officers and trustees, click here or on the link below.



GRANTING ANALYSIS


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GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS


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FUNDING HISTORY






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Profile information updated: October, 2019
Form 990PF updated: March, 2018