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The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, Inc.

1 South St., Ste. 2900

Baltimore, MD United States 21202-3334

Telephone: (410) 347-7201


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $60,296,703

Total giving: $3,203,450






Established in 1988 in MD

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, health, human rights, and social justice.

Program Area(s)

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

Educational Opportunity

The goal of this program is to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for disadvantaged youth in Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Preference is given to initiatives in Baltimore and New York City. Areas of interest include partnerships between public and independent schools, education in science and the arts aimed at improving overall learning and programs that facilitate equitable access to quality education.

Health and Mental Health

The goal of this program is to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations and to address selected international public health issues. Preference is given to programs in Baltimore and New York City and international efforts. Areas of interest include new initiatives in community based mental health and community psychiatric, selected international public health efforts, and initiatives that integrate mental and physical health. The foundation also supports advocacy and policy initiatives that advance these goals.

Human Rights

The goal of the program is to advance fundamental human rights both in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest include legal strategies to ensure fair treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers in the United States, international human rights advocacy particularly concerning health and mental health, conflict management strategies that encourage dialogue and diplomatic solutions to complex international political problems. The foundation will also consider, on an emergency basis and in collaboration with others, time-limited projects that respond to urgent humanitarian and human rights crises created by natural disasters civil strife, or war.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Human rights
  • Mental health care
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $60,296,703 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,742,205

Total giving: $3,203,450

Qualifying distributions: $3,528,230