Americans for Prosperity Charitable Funding for 2008-09

Americans for Prosperity Charitable Funding for 2008-09
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According to a comprehensive search of IRS 990 forms, here is a list of the major philanthropic foundations that have funded Americans for Prosperity in 2008 and 2009.


MAJOR FUNDERS TO AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY

David H Koch Foundation

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $1,000,00 to Americans for Prosperity in 2008 for “general operating support.”

CLAUDE R LAMBE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION (a Koch Family Foundation)

Stated mandate: none

Donated $1,000,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “General Operating Support”

ARTHUR & CARLYSE CIOCCA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support Roman Catholic organizations, medical centers, and education.

Donated $300,000 in 2009 to to Americans for Prosperity Foundation.

CHALLENGE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support educational initiatives and charter schools.

Donated $250,000 to Americans for Prosperity in 2008 “To support the Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s efforts to educate and engage thousands of grassroots members across the country to challenge those who are using the guise of global climate change to enact onerous new regulations and higher taxes that will greatly damage American economic prosperity.”

SINQUEFIELD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: helping future generations, from supporting programs that offer the best educational options to low-income children to providing extracurricular opportunities to elementary and secondary students.

Donated $100,00 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “support for operations.”

E L CRAIG FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support job training and civic and community development.

Donated $50,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “general administration.”

THE MARSHALL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $50,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity for “general support.”


MINOR FUNDERS TO AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY

STEPHEN BECHTEL FUND

Stated mandate: support selected non-profit organizations and initiatives that seek to address critical challenges to the economic health and well-being of the United States.

Donated $25,000 in 2008 to the Americans for Proseprity Foundation.

JOE AND MARY MOELLER FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $25,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “general operating fund.”

LYNDE AND HARRY BRADLEY FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: The Foundation’s mission is to support and strengthen American democratic capitalism and the institutions, principles, and values that sustain and nurture it.

Donated $20,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation,“to support the Wisconsin chapter’s education-reform activities.”

Donated $25,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation “to support the Wisconsin Chapter.”

BAILEY FAMILY FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to expand the availability and enhance the quality of post secondary education.

Donated $20,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

ANSCHUTZ FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The Foundation’s primary focus is media projects or programs that promote traditional family values and programs that assist the underprivileged.

Donated $15,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “project support.”

STEPHEN F & CAMILLA T BRAUER CHARITABLE TRUST

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $10,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

CONNEMARA FUND

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support religious organizations, social and human services, arts and culture, and education.

Donated $10,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation.

J M FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support health, the disabled, public policy research related to health, and children and youth. Support is also available for education that focuses on entrepreneurship, free market development, and private enterprise.

Donated $10,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

VERNON K KRIEBLE FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: The foundation’s primary purpose is to support public policy organizations.

Donated $10,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity

TYKESON FAM CHARITABLE TRUST

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $10,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

ALBERT AND ETHEL HERZSTEIN

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support children, the under-privileged, education, and community institutions.

Donated $5,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity for “support for the economic education efforts.”

WESTERN INSTITUTE FOR NATURE RESOURCES EDUCATION AND POLICY

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $5,500 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity for “educating citizens about economic policy.”

E A MORRIS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s primary purpose is to support social and human services.

Donated $5,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity for “general support”

GARVEY FAMILY CHARITABLE TRUST

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $5,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

HANSON FAMILY FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $5,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity to “promote leadership through public education.”

JAMES DEERING DANIELSON FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support social and human services, international and public policy, civil rights, culture, education, and museums.

Donated $5,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

SUSQUEHANNA FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $5,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

STRAKE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s primary purpose is to support Roman Catholic organizations, hospitals, and education.

Donated $3,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity to “support civic education efforts at Texas ‘Defending the American Dream Summit’

QUERREY SIMPSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $2,500 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity

PIO COSTA FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $2,050 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

NATIONAL CHRISTIAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: The Foundation is a donor-advised fund that mainly supports religious organizations and institutions.

Donated $2,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

DEERING FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support related foundations, arts and culture, education, and hospitals.

Donated $2,000 in 2009 to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation

THE JOHN AND DONNIE BROCK FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $2,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity

THE BETTY K WOLFE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $2,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity

GABRIELRISINSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $1,000 to Americans for Prosperity in 2008

KEN W DAVIS FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support organizations that provide for basic needs and help improve the quality of life for the poor, including clothing, child care, food, health care, shelter, and programs that aid the disabled.

Donated $1,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

GEORGE AND JULIE MOSHER FAMILY FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $1,000 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity

BOB AND AUBYN HOWE FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none

Donated in $500 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation for “program support.”

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: The Foundation’s purpose is to enable North Carolinians of all means to make lasting and meaningful contributions to their communities.

Donated $500 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation*

*address listed for AFP address is 200 west morgan street, suite 100, Raleigh, North Carolina which is the listed address for the John Locke Foundation.

THE FORAKER FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $500 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

HAYDEN FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support education and Protestant organizations.

Donated $250 in 2008 to the Americans for Prosperity Fund

HAROLD H LEE FAMILY FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $250 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

CLEMENTS FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support education, youth, social and human services, and arts and culture.

Donated $200 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity.

CORA & MURRAY SIMPSON FAMILY FUND INC

Stated mandate: none

Donated $200 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

DAVID P NOLAN FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: none

Donated $200 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

GARVEY KANSAS FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support Protestant organizations and churches, elementary and secondary school education, community funds, and legal interest foundations.

Donated $150 in 2008 to Americans for Prosperity for “education and public policy programming.”

LADKY ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION INC

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated $150 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

BELZ FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s primary purpose is to support health, higher education, Jewish organizations, and social and human services.

Donated $100 in 2008 to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation

LAVERTY FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: The foundation’s purpose is to support education, hospitals, political organizations and public affairs, as well as sports and recreation.

Donated $100 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity Foundation

WILLIAM S & ANN ATHERTON FOUNDATION

Stated mandate: none stated

Donated Donated $1,000 in 2009 to Americans for Prosperity

 

Americans for Prosperity Charitable Funding for 2008-09

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