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Brokaw Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Brokaw Family Foundation

1177 Ave. of the Americas, 18th FL.

New York City, NY United States 10036

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,774

Total giving: $27,000






Established in 1990 in NY - Founded by Thomas J. "Tom" Brokaw, who is a television journalist and author of the book "The Greatest Generation." Mr. Brokaw is the former host of the "Today Show," the long-time anchor of "NBC Nightly News," and at present an NBC News special correspondent. He is the recipient of 2 Peabody Awards, 7 Emmy Awards, and numerous honorary degrees.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, education, environmental conservation, and human services.

Fields of Interest

  • Antidiscrimination
  • Health
  • Hospital care
  • Human rights
  • In-patient medical care
  • Women's rights
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female children and youth
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,774 (market value)

Gifts received: $29,500

Expenditures: $28,500

Total giving: $27,000

Qualifying distributions: $27,000

Giving activities include:

$27,000 for 2 grants (high: $25,000; low: $2,000)