Virginia Manheimer

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Virginia Manheimer is the ex-wife of ultra-conservative Richard Gilder.[citation needed]


She is the president of the Hickory Foundation, valued over $19M with nearly $2M in income a year in 2005 , gives grants to conservative Christian and school voucher programs.[1]


Between 2005 and 2007, Manheimer gave $350,000 to the anti-union, school choice group All Children Matter.


2006 was a particularly big year for Manheimer:


  1. Media Transparency Hickory Foundation Funder profile, accessed Janaury 11, 2012
  2. New York Charter School Association, Completely Bought and Paid For, December 17, 2006
  3. - Virginia Manheimer