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Daedalus Foundation, Inc.

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-08-11

At A Glance

Daedalus Foundation, Inc.

200 Park Avenue S., 8th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10003-1526

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,334,023

Total giving: $368,700

EIN

133489057

BRIDGE Number

5700610825

Background

Established in 1988 in NY - Founded by Mike Nichols and L. Diane Sawyer. The late Mike Nichols was a known television, stage and film director, and a writer and producer. Nichols has been awarded nine Tony Awards for stage direction, two Emmys and an Oscar for film direction and a Grammy. In addition, he was honored with the Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2010. Among his stage productions are "Barefoot in the Park" and "The Odd Couple." L. Diane Sawyer is a broadcast journalist and currently an anchor of ABC's "World News." She is also the network's principal anchor for breaking news, election coverage, and special events. In 2001, she was named one of the thirty most powerful women in America by "Ladies Home Journal."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for children and social services, the arts, and health associations.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Foundations
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Public affairs
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
Organizations
  • Associations
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,334,023 (market value)

Gifts received: $520,537

Expenditures: $382,421

Total giving: $368,700

Qualifying distributions: $368,700