NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Wayzata Investment Partners
FUNDING AREAS: Environment, Education & Youth, Human Services, Global
OVERVIEW: Pat Halloran and family move their philanthropy through the Halloran Family Foundation, which appears to be recently minted. So far, giving has largely focused on Minnesota.
BACKGROUND: Patrick Joseph Halloran received a B.S. in business administration from North Dakota State University and a master's degree in accountancy from the University of North Dakota. He was a consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co. and a member of the Dean Witter Reynolds corporate finance department. Halloran oversees all Wayzata funds and has managed the group since 1990.
ENVIRONMENT: The Hallorans have supported Ducks Unlimited through their foundation.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: Grantees include Orono Public Schools and Newborn Foundation, whose aim is to leverage "technology and innovation to save newborn lives, reduce disparities, and improve health outcomes for the newest, most vulnerable citizens."
HUMAN SERVICES: The Hallorans have supported Westonka Food Shelf and Pay It Forward Fund, "a non-profit organization that helps breast and women's cancer patients pay basic living expenses while undergoing treatment."
GLOBAL: Grantees include Friends of Ngong Road, which works in Kenya and Esperanza International, "a Christ-centered NGO working to free families from poverty in the DR through financial and complementary services."
LOOKING FORWARD: The Halloran family's philanthropy appears to just kicking off. Expect Minnesota to remain a strong focus of giving. The family's international giving is also important to watch.
The Halloran Family Foundation does not provide a clear avenue of contact, but below is an address:
The Halloran Family Foundation
1595 Bohns Point Road
Wayzata, MN 55391