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The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

TSFF is a private foundation based in Palo Alto, CA that was founded in 2007. As of 2019 they had $613 million in revenue and $1.0 billion in assets.

The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF) 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.

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Form 990s for TSFF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 8, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 7, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Nov 22, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Nov 23, 2016990PFView PDF
2014-12Nov 21, 2015990PFView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TSFF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$4,987,217
Net rental income$49,182
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,900,985
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$-1,502,099
Total revenues$17,435,285

Vendors for TSFF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-16
██████████ █████████████ ██████████Program Consulting$180,1182020-01-08
██████ ███ ██████ ██ ██Program Consulting$180,0002020-01-08
██████████ ███Professional Management Fees; Prof Management Fees Investments$846,0782020-01-08
████ ███ ██████ ███Tax accounting2020-01-08
█████████ ████ ████████ ███Program Consulting$263,0002020-01-08
██████ ███Software2019-03-05
███ ███ ███Tax accounting2014-11-24

Personnel at TSFF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
J. DeanProgram Director-Dec. 31, 2017

Peer private foundations

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4David and Lucile Packard Foundation501(c)(3)$355 millionLos Altos, CA
5Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation501(c)(3)$530 millionPalo Alto, CA
6Saul Brandman Foundation501(c)(3)$226 millionBeverly Hills, CA
7Conrad N. Hilton Foundation501(c)(3)$172 millionAgoura Hills, CA
8Cynthia & Geo Mitchell Foundation (CGMF)501(c)(3)$154 millionThe Woodlands, TX
9The Ford Foundation501(c)(3)$757 millionNew York, NY
10Foundation for A Better World501(c)(3)$181 millionMarietta, GA
11John S. and James L. Knight Foundation501(c)(3)$186 millionMiami, FL
12Mcknight Foundation501(c)(3)$183 millionMinneapolis, MN
13Duke Endowment501(c)(3)$265 millionCharlotte, NC
14William Penn Foundation501(c)(3)$217 millionPhiladelphia, PA
15Wyss Foundation501(c)(3)$169 millionWashington, DC
16Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation501(c)(3)$177 millionKansas City, MO
17Andrew W. Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$483 millionNew York, NY
18Kresge Foundation501(c)(3)$275 millionTroy, MI
19Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF)501(c)(3)$216 millionBroomfield, CO
20The Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$191 millionNew York, NY
21Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)501(c)(3)$548 millionPrinceton, NJ
22Matan B'seter Foundation501(c)(3)$289 millionNew York, NY
23Richard King Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$181 millionLigonier, PA
24Wellcome Trust501(c)(3)$2.6 billionUnited Kingdom,
25W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)501(c)(3)$386 millionBattle Creek, MI