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Melva Bucksbaum Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-12

At A Glance

Melva Bucksbaum Family Foundation

(formerly Martin Bucksbaum Foundation)

1 N Franklin St, 625

Chicago, IL United States 60606

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $234,157

Total giving: $131,500

EIN

426122182

BRIDGE Number

2249310764

Background

Established around 1968 - Founded by the late Martin Bucksbaum, a noted real estate developer and a pioneer in the development of shopping centers, who in 1954, along with his brother, the late Matthew Bucksbaum, founded that nation's largest shopping mall company, General Growth Properties

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for museums, arts and cultural programs, and Jewish agencies.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Communication media
  • Information and Communications
  • Judaism
  • Museums
  • Music
  • National security
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
  • Performing arts education
  • Public affairs
  • Public arts
  • Social sciences
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
Organizations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $234,157 (market value)

Gifts received: $90,000

Expenditures: $132,750

Total giving: $131,500

Qualifying distributions: $131,500