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Harry Chapin Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-08-10

At A Glance

Harry Chapin Foundation

16 Gerard St.

Huntington, NY United States 11743-2705

Telephone: (631) 423-7558

URL: www.harrychapinfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,037,407

Total giving: $55,150

EIN

521227851

BRIDGE Number

7634961402

Background

Established in 1981 in DC as a public charity; re-classified as an independent foundation in 1999 - Founded in the name of the late Harry Chapin, a singer and songwriter known for songs such as "Taxi," "Cat's in the Cradle," and "W*O*L*D." He was killed in a car crash on Long Island in 1981; in 1987, he was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for community education programs, arts-in-education programs, and agricultural and environmental programs.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture, fishing and forestry
  • Community and economic development
  • Environment
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,037,407 (market value)

Gifts received: $12,743

Expenditures: $81,927

Total giving: $55,150

Qualifying distributions: $67,235