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Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.

10 E. 40th St., Ste. 2710

New York City, NY United States 10016-0301

Telephone: 7184788274


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $3,400,995

Total giving: $653,700



Bridge Number



Established in 1988 in NY - Founded in the name of the late Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer who won a Grammy Award in 1964 for his performance of "Hello Dolly." Armstrong was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education and the musical arts.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • People of African descent
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $3,400,995 (market value)

Gifts received: $4,280

Expenditures: $876,822

Total giving: $653,700

Qualifying distributions: $653,700