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What is The Hormel Foundation?

The Hormel Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization was established in 1941 by George A. Hormel and his son, Jay C.

The Hormel Foundation supports charitable, educational and scientific organizations in Austin, Minn., including The Hormel Institute cancer research center. Since 1941, The Hormel Foundation has given more than $229 million. It is one of the top giving foundations in Minnesota.