Planet Wheeler Foundation

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Year established: 
2008
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Planet Wheeler Foundation is a private family foundation established by Maureen and Tony Wheeler, founders of Lonely Planet Publications. They support over 60 projects in twenty countries and our purpose, put simply, is to support practical and effective projects in the alleviation of poverty. Besides education, their larger investments are in health, mass media messaging campaigns and advocacy.

Funding Priorities

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Range of typical investment size: 
$100,000-$500,000
Typical length of investment: 
Most are for longer than 3 years of guaranteed support
Size of overall portfolio: 
$1 million and up
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