[Foundation-l] The Ruth and Frank Stanton Fund

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 17:12:40 UTC 2009

2009/1/26 Gregory Kohs <thekohser at gmail.com>:
> Over here....
> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Benefactors/De#Major_benefactors_.28.2450.2C000_or_more.29
> ...the Wikimedia Foundation gives credit to "the Stanton Foundation".
> It's my learning that "the Stanton Foundation" is a small non-profit
> located in Jackon, Michigan.  However, "The Ruth and Frank Stanton
> Fund" is a large foundation (about $28 million in holdings, in 2007)
> that has made the high-profile donations in the past that are
> associated with the legacy of CBS head, Frank Stanton.

Given that the WMF will have had substantial communications with them
for some time before getting the money, I think it's highly unlikely
WMF would get their name wrong. What gives you the idea that the
Stanton Foundation is a small Michigan non-profit?

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