The Patricia D. & William B. Smullin Foundation was established in 1990 as a private family foundation in the State of Oregon by broadcasting pioneer William B. Smullin and his wife Patricia.
The mission of the foundation is to help educate the people of Northern California and Southern Oregon through gifts to higher education, health education, and the Episcopal Church.
- $30,000 – Grants made in 1991
- $495,653 – Grants made in 2022
- $17,167,205 – Total grants made through 2022
- $16,129,073 – Market value of assets as of 12/31/2021
In the year 2018, the value of grants awarded since the foundation’s inception exceeded the value of the foundation’s assets. To learn more, explore our grantee highlights.
Our most recent IRS Form 990-PF is available for review in PDF format.
In 2016, our long-time partner, Cal Poly Humboldt’s College of Professional Studies in Arcata, CA, created this video highlighting the Foundation’s value in the community.