The Eisenhower Foundation non-profit was formed in 1945 after the Allied victory in Europe to create a memorial to General Eisenhower. The Boyhood Home was opened in 1947 and the Museum in 1954 by the Foundation. Public and private entities raised $3.5 million to build the Library which opened in 1962. Today, five buildings on 22 acres, comprise the Eisenhower Center and includes the Presidential Library, Presidential Museum, family home, Visitors Center and Place of Meditation.
The Eisenhower Foundation is rated by GuideStar as a Gold Star non-profit by and is overseen by an eleven-member Board of Directors. The organization operates within the guidelines and policies established by the Foundation's Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws. Please click on the following links to view the Eisenhower Foundation's 990s from the past six years.