The Bobolink Foundation

Organization Overview

The Bobolink Foundation is located in Chicago, IL. The organization was established in 1986. According to its NTEE Classification (T20) the organization is classified as: Private Grantmaking Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Bobolink Foundation generated $6.1m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 2.8% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $17.3m during the year ending 12/2019. While expenses have increased by 9.7% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2016, Bobolink Foundation has awarded 256 individual grants totaling $56,245,444. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990PF Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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THE FOUNDATION EXPENDED $1,971,842 TO PURCHASE AND MAINTAIN, THROUGH A KANSAS PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION FORMED BY THE FOUNDATION KNOWN AS 3CP, PBC, PARCELS OF PRAIRIELAND IN CHASE COUNTY, KANSAS IN ORDER TO PRESERVE SUCH LAND ANDPROMOTE THE ECOLOGICAL AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF SUCH LAND. SUCH ACTIVITY PROMOTES THE CHARITABLE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PURPOSES OF THE FOUNDATION. OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS ACTIVITY, $1,912,259 WAS ALLOCATED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE LAND AND $59,583 WAS ALLOCATED TO EXPENSES RELATED TOTHE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT THEREOF.


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Bridgewater Associates Lp
$1,629,045
Sullivan & Cromwell Llc
$113,000
Robbins & Associates Llc
$75,449
Goldman Sachs & Co
$522,143
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar $0
Interest on Savings $204,490
Dividends & Interest $2,078,083
Net Rental Income$0
Net Gain on Sale of Assets $2,773,310
Capital Gain Net Income $2,773,310
Net ST Capital Gain $0
Income Modifications $0
Profit on Inventory Sales $0
Other Income $1,069,683
Total Revenue $6,125,566

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, The Bobolink Foundation has awarded $14,469,500 in support to 63 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY - GEORGIA

PURPOSE: CABIN BLUFF PRESERVATION

$5,000,000

RARE

PURPOSE: FY2019

$1,100,000

CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED CHARITABLE GRANT

$1,050,000

WELLESLEY COLLEGE

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Wellesley, MA

PURPOSE: ECOLOGY OF PLACE INITIATIVE

$1,000,000

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY - CO

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Arlington, VA

PURPOSE: FISHER'S PEAK CO

$1,000,000

CUENCA LOS OJOS

PURPOSE: UNRESTRICTED CHARITABLE GRANT

$500,000
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