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Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation, Inc.

630 5th Ave., 20th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10111-0100


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $18,326,654

Total giving: $567,650






Established in 1997 in NY - The foundation was created in 1997 in memory of John E. Andrus and enhances the Andrus family's longstanding commitment to Westchester County, New York.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is committed to creating good places for people to grow old while maintaining the maximum possible levels of independence. An important component of such an elder-friendly community is the opportunity for older people to remain actively engaged in the life of their communities.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form of a low-interest loans to nonprofit organizations which provides resident care services for the elderly.

Fields of Interest

  • Philanthropy
  • Senior services
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $18,326,654 (market value)

Expenditures: $794,329

Total giving: $567,650

Qualifying distributions: $771,435

Giving activities include:

$567,650 for 13 grants (high: $120,000; low: $1,250)