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The Nathan Cummings Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 06/06/2016
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

475 10th Ave., 14th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10018-9715

Telephone: (212) 787-7300

URL: www.nathancummings.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

237093201

BRIDGE Number

5929938189

Background

Established in 1949 in IL - Founded by the late Nathan Cummings, who was the founder of Consolidated Foods, which later became the Sara Lee Corporation, a global purveyor of consumer goods

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is rooted in the Jewish tradition and committed to democratic values and social justice, including fairness, diversity, and community. It seeks to build a socially and economically just society that values nature and protects the ecological balance for future generations; promotes humane health care; and fosters arts and culture that enriches communities. .