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The Dana Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 04/11/2017
Last grant data update: 04/15/2017

At A Glance

The Dana Foundation

(doing business as The Dana Foundation)

5050 Fifth Avenue 6th Floor

New York City, NY United States 10017

URL: www.dana.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

066036761

BRIDGE Number

6184643164

Background

Incorporated in 1950 in CT - Charles A. Dana, an attorney, New York State legislator, industrialist, and philanthropist, founded what is today the Dana Corporation. He was president of the Dana Foundation from 1950 to 1966, and actively shaped its programs and principles until his death in 1975. His abiding beliefs were in the capacity and responsibility of individuals to shape and advance their lives and in the singular role of philanthropy in helping them to do so

Purpose and Activities

Principal interests are in health and science, particularly neuroscience.