John Templeton Foundation donations made to Purdue University

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Templeton_Foundation
Facebook username TempletonFoundation
Websitehttps://www.templeton.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.templeton.org/grants
Twitter usernametempleton_fdn
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.templeton.org/about/vision-mission-impact
Grant application process pagehttps://www.templeton.org/grants/apply-for-grant
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/templeton-foundation

This entity is also a donee.

Full donor page for donor John Templeton Foundation

Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page PurdueUniversity
Websitehttp://www.purdue.edu
Twitter usernamelifeatpurdue
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purdue_University
Instagram usernamelifeatpurdue

Full donee page for donee Purdue 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 3 250,000 1,270,039 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 250,000 250,000 250,000 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820
Philosophy and Theology 1 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298 60,298
Character Virtue Development 1 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000
Human Sciences 1 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820 3,499,820

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 2015 2014 2013
Human Sciences (filter this donor) 1 3,499,820.00 3,499,820.00 0.00 0.00
Character Virtue Development (filter this donor) 1 250,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00
Philosophy and Theology (filter this donor) 1 60,298.00 0.00 0.00 60,298.00
Total 3 3,810,118.00 3,499,820.00 250,000.00 60,298.00

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 (3 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 3)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
3,499,820.0012015Human Scienceshttps://templeton.org/grants/grant-database-- For project Chinese Religious Markets and Spiritual Capital: A Research and Networking Initiative; Project leaders: Fenggang Yang,Jonathan Pettit. Affected regions: USA; affected countries: FIXME.
250,000.0022014Character Virtue Developmenthttps://templeton.org/grants/grant-database-- For project Measuring virtues: Overcoming self-report limitations for cost-effective scalable assessment; Project leaders: Louis Tay,Stephen Stark. Affected regions: USA; affected countries: FIXME.
60,298.0032013Philosophy and Theologyhttps://templeton.org/grants/grant-database-- For project Faith and Reason: Themes from Swinburne; Project leaders: Michael Bergmann,Jeffrey Brower. Affected regions: USA; affected countries: FIXME.