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The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

Support for museums, cultural, performing, and visual arts programs, schools, hospitals, educational and skills training projects, programs for youth, seniors, and people who are handicapped, environmental and wildlife protection activities, and other community-based organizations and their programs.


Incorporated in 1965 in NY - Victoria Dreyfus, a notable prize-winning breeder of Percheron horses, was the widow of Max Dreyfus, a leading figure in American music. He published the works of Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Cole Porter and others. Mr. Dreyfus was also one of the founding members of ASCAP. After Mrs. Dreyfus' death in 1976, her 390-acre estate in Brewster, New York, known as Madrey Farm, went to the foundation. In 1979, the real estate, valued at $1.3 million, was donated to Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Science


The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

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2233 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 414 Washington, DC United States 20007-4122

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