2012 Financials


Grant Appropriations and Payments

In 2012, the Dyson Foundation paid out grants totaling $18,667,714*.  New approved grants, net of cancellations and amendments, were $14,044,535.  The Foundation incurred administrative costs of $2,296,676.

(*Net of any returned grant funds.)

Investment Income

The 2012 net* investment gain was $22.6 million, a increase from 2011 which registered a net loss of $9.7 million.

(*Net of investment management expenses and deferred excise tax.)


The fair market value of the Foundation's assets at the end of 2012 was $246 million, of which $231.5 million represents the investment portfolio.  The overall decrease in assets from December 31, 2011 was $1.9 million.

(Source for investment income and assets: 2012 Audited Financial Statement.) 

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