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The Shana Alexander Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Shana Alexander Charitable Foundation

50 Montrose Rd.

Yonkers, NY United States 10710-2802

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $3,866,186

Total giving: $283,750



Bridge Number



Established in 2006 in NY - Founded in the name of the late Shana Alexander, who was a journalist, author, and broadcaster. She became the first woman staff writer and columnist for "Life" magazine, the first female editor at "McCall's" and wrote a number of nonfiction books, including "Anyone's Daughter." She became well known for debating on the "Point-Counterpoint" segments of the television news program "60 Minutes."

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Breast cancer
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Performing arts education
  • Television
  • Women's rights
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $3,866,186 (market value)

Expenditures: $358,833

Total giving: $283,750

Qualifying distributions: $300,591