Financials 2011

Grant Appropriations and Payments

In 2011, the Dyson Foundation paid out grants totaling $19,785,117*. New approved grants, net of cancellations and amendments, were $16,338,040. The Foundation incurred administrative costs of $1,862,252.

(*Net of any returned grant funds.)

Investment Income

The 2011 net* investment loss was $9.7 million, a decrease from 2010 which registered a net gain of $28.6 million.

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


The fair market value of the Foundation's assets at the end of 2011 was $244 million, of which $234 million represents the investment portfolio. The overall decrease in assets from December 31, 2010 was $31 million.

(Source for investment income and assets: 2011 Dyson Foundation audited financial statements)

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