Helen W. Buckner Charitable Residuary Trust

Helen W. Buckner Charitable Residuary Trust


* Assets: $0 (2009)
* Grants Received: $0 (2009)
* Grants Awarded: $117,749 (2009)
* Defunct since approximately 2010

The H.W. Buckner Charitable Residuary Trust (HWBCRT) was principally a funder and promoter of radical environmentalist groups. It also earmarked some of its philanthropy for social services, education and youth projects in Rhode Island, and the World Music Institute, which “encourages cultural exchange between nations and ethnic groups.”

Among the organizations supported by Buckner were the Humane Society of the United States, the Midwest Academy, the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Nature Conservancy, the Rainforest Action Network, the Trust for Public Land, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and the Wilderness Society.

To view a list of additional HWBCRT grantees, click here.

HWBCRT shut down its operations sometime around 2010.

(Information on grantees and monetary amounts courtesy of The Foundation Center, GuideStar, ActivistCash, the Capital Research Center and Undue Influence)

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