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JAM Anonymous Foundation, Inc.

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

JAM Anonymous Foundation, Inc.

(formerly The Dakota Foundation, Inc.)

950 3rd Ave., 20th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-2705

Telephone: 2123714446

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-10-31)

Assets: $54,800

Total giving: $1,342,221

EIN

222621688

BRIDGE Number

6523350665

Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Nancy B. Mulheren, Rumson Mgmt., 95 Ave. of Two Rivers, Rumson, NJ 07760-1703, tel.: (732) 450-0488

Background

Established in 1984 in NJ

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, education and human services. The foundation also sponsors a college scholarship program which includes tuition, fees, room, and board for 4 years, as long as the student maintains a 2.0 average. In order to be nominated, the student must be a resident of Rumson or Fair Haven, NJ, (at least through the high school years), with average grades from B- to C. The student's financial needs are evidenced by a FAFSA report. The program is searching for "late bloomers" who lack encouragement to attend college, who may have fallen through the cracks or who may have had a life-altering experience, and who are willing to attend college outside of New Jersey.

Program Area(s)

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

College Scholarship Program

The foundation sponsors a college scholarship program which includes tuition, fees, room, and board for 4 years, as long as the student maintains a 2.0 average. In order to be nominated, the student must be a resident of Rumson or Fair Haven, NJ, (at least through the high school years), with average grades from B- to C. The student's financial needs are evidenced by a FAFSA report. The program is searching for "late bloomers" who lack encouragement to attend college, who may have fallen through the cracks or who may have had a life-altering experience, and who are willing to attend college outside of New Jersey.

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to residents of Rumson or Fair Haven, NJ who have completed high school in these municipalities with average grades (B- to C).

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Performing arts
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Students
Organizations
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-10-31

Assets: $54,800 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,477,240

Expenditures: $1,342,641

Total giving: $1,342,221

Qualifying distributions: $1,342,221

Giving activities include:

$1,296,841 for 37 grants (high: $525,000; low: $300)

$45,380 for 2 grants to individuals (high: $33,435; low: $11,945)