Financials 2010


Grant Appropriations and Payments

In 2010, the Dyson Foundation paid out grants totaling $17,585,296.  New approved grants, net of cancellations and amendments, were $23,849,091.  The Foundation incurred administrative costs of $1,961,256.

Investment Income

The 2010 net* investment income was $25.86 million, a decrease from 2009 which registered a net gain of $50.36 million.

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


The fair market value of the Foundation's assets at the end of 2010 was $271 million, of which $268 million represents the investment portfolio.  The overall increase in assets from December 31, 2009 was $6.3 million

(Source for investment income and assets: 2010 Dyson Foundation audited financial statements) 

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