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The Bernstein Family Foundation Inc.


Last profile update: 05/10/2017
Last grant data update: 11/26/2017

At A Glance

The Bernstein Family Foundation Inc.

(formerly The Bernstein Education Through the Arts Fund, Inc.)

121 W. 27th St., Ste. 1104

New York City, NY United States 10001-6261

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established in 1990 in NY - Founded by the late Leonard Bernstein, who was a celebrated conductor and composer. Mr. Bernstein is known for his long conducting relationship with the New York Philharmonic and also for his compositions, which include the musicals "West Side Story," "Candide" and "On the Town." He won several Grammy Awards for his conducting, including three for Best Album for Children and three for Best Orchestral Performance. In 1953, his "Wonderful Town" won the Tony Award for Best Musical. In 1969, Mr. Bernstein won a Special Tony Award for his lifetime of work in the theater, and in 1985 he won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.