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The James Gordon Bennett Memorial Corporation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

The James Gordon Bennett Memorial Corporation

620 8th Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10018-1618

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $5,955,104

Total giving: $261,025






Incorporated in 1919 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Direct aid limited to employees for ten years or more of a daily newspaper published in New York City, together with their immediate families; any surplus funds to be applied to scholarship aid to children of these persons.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to children of journalists who have worked in New York, NY, on a daily newspaper for 10 years or more. Pecuniary aid to needy journalists or their dependents who have been employees for 10 or more years of a New York, NY, daily newspaper.

Fields of Interest

  • Higher education
  • Publishing

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $5,955,104 (market value)

Expenditures: $286,589

Total giving: $261,025

Qualifying distributions: $286,589

Giving activities include:

$166,125 for grants

$94,900 for 13 grants to individuals (high: $12,350; low: $2,750)