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Ambrose Monell Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving for the improvement of the physical, mental, and moral condition of humanity throughout the world. Giving largely for hospitals and health services, scientific research, museums, performing arts, and other cultural activities, and higher and secondary education; support also for social services, research in political science, mental health, and aid to the handicapped.


Incorporated in 1952 in NY - For over twenty years, one of the foundation's largest single recipients has been the Monell Chemical Senses Center, Inc. at the University of Pennsylvania. The center was founded in 1968 with a $1 million grant from the foundation to conduct research on the senses of taste and smell


Ambrose Monell Foundation

Independent foundation




1 Rockefeller Plz New York City, NY United States 10020-2003

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