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The Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

The Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation

1120 20 Street Nw, 3 Fl

Washington, DC United States 20036-3437

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Other

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $3,005,515

Total giving: $650,000





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Evelyn Y. Davis, 1330 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC 20005, (202) 737-7755


Established in 1989 in DC - Founded by Evelyn Y. Davis, an advocate for shareholder rights and corporate governance reform. She started the nationally known publication "Highlights and Lowlights," a newsletter covering corporate governance and other policies. She has appeared many times on national television, and has been seen on CNBC, CNN, the "Nightly Business News," Fox Television, the "Today Show," and many other programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Communication media
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $3,005,515 (market value)

Expenditures: $650,141

Total giving: $650,000

Qualifying distributions: $650,000

Giving activities include:

$650,000 for 1 grant