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Geoffrey Beene Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

Geoffrey Beene Foundation

13 E. 69th St., Ste. 2R

New York City, NY United States 10021-4968

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $46,217,417

Total giving: $2,643,882

EIN

436936635

BRIDGE Number

2481412412

Background

Established in 2007 in NY - Founded in the name of the late Geoffrey Beene, who was a famous fashion designer known for his “haute couture” styles. He founded the popular clothing retail company Geoffrey Beene, Inc. in 1963. In 2002, Beene received the National Design Award in the American Original category from the Smithsonian.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Specialty hospital care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $46,217,417 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,145,586

Total giving: $2,643,882

Qualifying distributions: $3,036,147

Giving activities include:

$2,643,882 for 11 grants (high: $1,600,000; low: $5,000)