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Cintas Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Cintas Foundation, Inc.

1450 Brickell Ave., Ste. 1800

Miami, FL United States 33131

Telephone: (305) 237-8888


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-08-31)

Assets: $2,386,323

Total giving: $35,000






Incorporated in 1957 in NY as Cuban Art Foundation, Inc.

Purpose and Activities

Fellowships granted to talented individuals of Cuban citizenship or lineage for continuing work outside Cuba in the arts, including the fine arts, music, and literature, selected by a committee appointed by the Institute of International Education.

Program Area(s)

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

Fellowship Program

Fellowships are awarded annually in the amount of $10,000 each and are paid in quarterly stipends, beginning in Sept., for twelve consecutive months. The award is limited to artists of Cuban citizenship or direct descent (having a Cuban parent or grandparent). The fellowships are not awarded for academic study or research, or to performing artists and are not awarded more than twice to the same person. Second awards are granted only to candidates demonstrating outstanding artistic development.

Grants to Individuals Program

Fellowships to individuals of Cuban citizenship or lineage for continuing work outside Cuba in architecture, literature, music composition and the visual arts.

Fields of Interest

International Interests
  • Cuba

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-08-31

Assets: $2,386,323 (market value)

Gifts received: $15,000

Expenditures: $150,825

Total giving: $35,000

Qualifying distributions: $126,759