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Steven & Alexandra M Cohen Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Steven & Alexandra M Cohen Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation)

P.O. Box 142

Greenwich, CT United States 06832-0142

Telephone: (203) 890-2302


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $565,933,968

Total giving: $50,932,009






Established in 2001 in CT - Founded by Steven A. Cohen, and his wife, Alexandra. Mr. Cohen is founder and manager of S.A.C., a multi-strategy, private asset management firm established in 1992. S.A.C. is comprised of the following divisions: S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LP, Sigma Capital Management, LLC, S.A.C. Global Investors, LLP and CR Intrinsic Investors, LLC. Each division deploys multiple strategies across a variety of industry sectors and asset classes.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to a foundation concerned with people who are economically disadvantaged; funding also for health as well as to a hospital, youth services, and social services, including a YWCA.

Fields of Interest

  • Autism
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Philanthropy
  • University education
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $565,933,968 (market value)

Gifts received: $174,261,600

Expenditures: $51,172,658

Total giving: $50,932,009

Qualifying distributions: $51,048,646