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The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation maintains publishing and research activities in connection with the Carl H. Pforzheimer Library collection at the New York Public Library in the general field of American and English literature; giving primarily for higher and secondary education; support also for libraries, and cultural programs, public administration, a national municipal organization, and health care.


Incorporated in 1942 in NY - Founded by the late Carl Pforzheimer, who was a leading investment banker and the owner of Carl H. Pforzheimer & Co.


The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc.

Family foundation




950 3rd Ave., 30th Fl. New York City, NY United States 10022-2705

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (212) 223-6500