Hewlett Foundation donations made to George Washington University

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Basic donor information

Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewlett_Foundation
Facebook username HewlettFoundation
LinkedIn username the-william-and-flora-hewlett-foundation
Donations URLhttps://www.hewlett.org/grants/
Twitter usernamehewlett_found
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.hewlett.org/about-us/values-and-policies/
Grant application process pagehttps://www.hewlett.org/grantmaking-faq/
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/hewlett-foundation

Brief history: https://www.hewlett.org/about-us/hewlett-family-and-history/

Full donor page for donor Hewlett Foundation

Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee George Washington University in our system.

Full donee page for donee George Washington University

Donor–donee relationship

Item Value

Donor–donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 13 133,757 121,502 5,000 33,000 50,000 50,000 120,000 133,757 150,000 175,000 200,000 200,000 245,268
Politics 4 120,000 131,250 5,000 5,000 5,000 120,000 120,000 120,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000
Science and Technology 2 33,000 49,750 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 66,500 66,500 66,500 66,500 66,500
Education 6 133,757 118,293 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 133,757 133,757 150,000 151,000 151,000 175,000 175,000
Population 1 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268 245,268

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2019 2018 2017 2016 2014 2013 2012 2001
Education (filter this donor) 6 709,757.00 0.00 175,000.00 100,000.00 151,000.00 0.00 0.00 133,757.00 150,000.00
Politics (filter this donor) 4 525,000.00 200,000.00 5,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Population (filter this donor) 1 245,268.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 245,268.00 0.00 0.00
Science and Technology (filter this donor) 2 99,500.00 0.00 66,500.00 0.00 33,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 13 1,579,525.00 200,000.00 246,500.00 100,000.00 384,000.00 120,000.00 245,268.00 133,757.00 150,000.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (13 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 13)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
200,000.0022019-02-01Politicshttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-monkey-cage-blog-0/-- For Support Of Monkey Cage Blog.
175,000.0042018-11-20Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-exploring-evidence-use-in-education-policy-and-practice-at-the-state-and-local-levels/-- For Exploring Evidence Use In Education Policy And Practice At The State And Local Levels.
5,000.00132018-08-23Politicshttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-sponsorship-of-the-monkey-cage-reception/-- For Sponsorship Of The Monkey Cage Reception.
66,500.0092018-02-16Science and Technology/Cyberhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-the-digital-protectionism-project/-- For The Digital Protectionism Project.
50,000.00102017-10-17Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-strategic-planning/-- For Support Of Strategic Planning.
50,000.00102017-10-17Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-strategic-planning/-- For Support Of Strategic Planning.
33,000.00122016-07-25Science and Technology/Cyberhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-a-nist-framework-study/-- For A NIST Framework Study.
151,000.0052016-03-21Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-research-on-the-deeper-learning-skills-required-by-onet-bright-outlook-jobs/-- For Research On The Deeper Learning Skills Required By O*NET "bright Outlook" Jobs.
200,000.0022016-03-03Politicshttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-monkey-cage-blog/-- For Support Of Monkey Cage Blog.
120,000.0082014-11-17Politicshttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-research-project-examining-the-broken-politics-of-u-s-fiscal-policy/-- For Support Of Research Project Examining The Broken Politics Of U.S. Fiscal Policy.
245,268.0012013-07-22Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-support-of-measurement-of-progress-toward-the-post-2015-development-goals/-- For Support Of Measurement Of Progress Toward The Post-2015 Development Goals.
133,757.0072012-11-26Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-the-center-on-education-policy/-- For The Center On Education Policy.
150,000.0062001-04-30Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/george-washington-university-for-the-general-education-in-research-universities-program/-- For The General Education In Research Universities Program.