Blandin Foundation distributes funds for grants, scholarships and operating programs.
Basic financial information
- The Foundation has distributed more than $381 million since it was founded in 1941.
- For 2015, the combined assets of the Foundation, and the Charles K. Blandin Residuary Trust, from which the Foundation gets its funding, was $409 million.
- Grants in our local Grand Rapids/Itasca giving area total 72 percent. The minimum amount is 60 percent.
Tax forms and audited financial information
Annually, the Foundation files a 990-PF tax form and completes an audit, in accordance with accounting best practices.
Click on the years below for tax forms and audited financial reports.
You can request a printed copy of any of the Foundation’s 990-PF tax forms or audited financial reports from Chris Jenkins, director of finance. There is a nominal fee.
Historical tax form also can be downloaded from the GuideStar website.
Charles K. Blandin Residuary Trust financial reporting
The Charles K. Blandin Residuary Trust files a separate 990-PF tax form. Salient information about the trust also is incorporated into the Foundation’s tax form.
As with the Foundation, historical tax forms for the Residuary Trust can be downloaded from GuideStar.