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The Mary Higgins Clark Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

The Mary Higgins Clark Foundation

15 Werimus Brook Rd.

Saddle River, NJ United States 07458

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $695,283

Total giving: $60,000






Established in 1999 in NJ - Founded by Mary Higgins Clark, a well-known suspense author. Clark has written twenty-four suspense novels, all of which have been best-sellers. Her debut suspense novel, "Where are the Children," is in its 75th printing. Clark has won numerous awards for her writing, including the Horatio Alger Award and the Passionists' Ethics in Literature Award. Among her twenty-four books, she is the author of "On the Street Where You Live" and "Before I Say Good-bye," the former a best seller in hardback at the same time the latter was a best seller in paperback.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to religious organizations that give add to families in crises due to catastrophic disasters.

Fields of Interest

  • Diseases and conditions
  • Domesticated animals
  • Genetic conditions and birth defects
  • Health
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • People with disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $695,283 (market value)

Gifts received: $39,549

Expenditures: $60,978

Total giving: $60,000

Qualifying distributions: $60,000