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American Society of the French Legion of Honor, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

American Society of the French Legion of Honor, Inc.

19 E. 64th St.

New York City, NY United States 10065-7002

Telephone: (212) 439-0205

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-08-31)

Assets: $3,911,012

Total giving: $417,800






Established in 1949 in NY - Founded by Hon. Guy N. Wildenstein, President of the art dealership Wildenstein & Company.

Purpose and Activities

Grants to promote friendship between France and the U.S. through education and literature. The society also publishes a newsletter and a magazine, and it holds a reception to promote an appreciation of French-American culture.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Goodwill promotion
  • Higher education
  • International relations
  • Literature and writing
  • National defense
  • National security
  • Public affairs
International Interests
  • France
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Military personnel
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-08-31

Assets: $3,911,012 (market value)

Gifts received: $37,563

Expenditures: $627,548

Total giving: $417,800

Qualifying distributions: $540,181