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Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation

P.O. Box 30100

Bethesda, MD United States 20824-0639

Telephone: (301) 652-2230


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $84,483,821

Total giving: $4,002,400






Incorporated in 1959 in DC

Purpose and Activities

The focus of the foundation is on human services, reproductive health care, and civic affairs in Washington, DC, and Jewish-Arab shared society in Israel.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs, in the form of low-interest loans, to support community development loan funds, a youth center for purchase of a business franchise to be used as a job training center, and an employment rights organization.

Fields of Interest

  • Environment
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Reproductive rights
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $84,483,821 (market value)

Expenditures: $5,095,627

Total giving: $4,002,400

Qualifying distributions: $4,436,005