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The Herbert Allen Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

The Herbert Allen Foundation

711 5th Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10022-3194

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $12,658,385

Total giving: $552,000



Bridge Number



Established in 1994 in NY - Founded by Herbert Allen III, the president of Allen & Co., LLC, a digital media firm

Purpose and Activities

Funding primarily for education, human services, and to a hospital.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $12,658,385 (market value)

Expenditures: $563,852

Total giving: $552,000

Qualifying distributions: $554,154

Giving activities include:

$552,000 for 20 grants (high: $150,000; low: $1,000)