Hewlett Foundation donations made to University of Pennsylvania

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewlett_Foundation
Facebook username HewlettFoundation
LinkedIn username the-william-and-flora-hewlett-foundation
Websitehttps://www.hewlett.org/
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

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page UnivPennsylvania
Websitehttp://www.upenn.edu
Twitter usernamePenn
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Pennsylvania
Instagram usernameuofpenn

Full donee page for donee University of Pennsylvania

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 11 150,000 250,873 6,000 33,600 100,000 100,000 100,000 150,000 150,000 170,000 350,000 500,000 1,100,000
Population 3 170,000 225,333 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 170,000 170,000 170,000 500,000 500,000 500,000 500,000
Special Projects 2 33,600 66,800 33,600 33,600 33,600 33,600 33,600 33,600 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
Effective altruism 2 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
U.S.-Latin American Relations 1 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000
Education 2 150,000 625,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 1,100,000
SF Bay Area 1 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000

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 2013 2007 2006 2004 2003 2001 2000
Education (filter this donor) 2 1,250,000.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00
Population (filter this donor) 3 676,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 170,000.00 6,000.00 500,000.00 0.00
SF Bay Area (filter this donor) 1 350,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 350,000.00
Effective altruism (filter this donor) 2 200,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
U.S.-Latin American Relations (filter this donor) 1 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Special Projects (filter this donor) 2 133,600.00 0.00 133,600.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 11 2,759,600.00 200,000.00 133,600.00 1,100,000.00 320,000.00 6,000.00 650,000.00 350,000.00

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 (11 donations)

Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 11)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
100,000.0072013-07-22Effective altruismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-support-of-the-center-for-high-impact-philanthropy-0/-- For Support Of The Center For High Impact Philanthropy.
100,000.0072013-07-22Effective altruismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-support-of-the-center-for-high-impact-philanthropy-0/-- For Support Of The Center For High Impact Philanthropy.
100,000.0072007-08-17Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-a-follow-up-study-on-behavioral-economics-and-individuals-behavior-with-respect-to-their-health/-- For A Follow-up Study On Behavioral Economics And Individuals' Behavior With Respect To Their Health.
33,600.00102007-02-27Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-a-study-on-the-application-of-behavioral-economics-to-improve-individuals-behavior-with-respect-to-their-health/-- For A Study On The Application Of Behavioral Economics To Improve Individuals’ Behavior With Respect To Their Health.
1,100,000.0012006-02-27Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-founding-the-center-for-the-instructional-improvement-cycle-a-national-research-and-development-hub-for-formative-assessment-practices/-- For Founding The Center For The Instructional Improvement Cycle, A National Research And Development Hub For Formative Assessment Practices.
150,000.0052004-10-25U.S.-Latin American Relationshttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-work-on-the-freedom-of-information-act/-- For Work On The Freedom Of Information Act.
170,000.0042004-10-25Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-general-support-of-the-population-studies-center/-- For General Support Of The Population Studies Center.
6,000.00112003-07-13Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-an-informed-high-school-dialogue-pilot-project-in-partnership-with-the-by-the-people-project/-- For An Informed High School Dialogue Pilot Project In Partnership With The By The People Project.
150,000.0052001-10-15Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-the-systematic-review-applications-in-education-project/-- For The Systematic Review Applications In Education Project.
500,000.0022001-04-30Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-the-population-studies-center/-- For The Population Studies Center.
350,000.0032000-04-17SF Bay Areahttps://hewlett.org/grants/university-of-pennsylvania-for-phase-ii-of-the-fathering-integrated-data-system-project/-- For Phase II Of The Fathering Integrated Data System Project.