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The Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

The Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation

7620 Market St.

Youngstown, OH United States 44512-6078

Telephone: (330) 965-2000

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,835,851

Total giving: $60,000






Established in 1998 in OH - Founded in the name of Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr. by his son, Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr. and his daughter, Marie Denise DeBartolo-York. Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr. was a successful real estate developer and businessman who is widely regarded as the father of the American shopping mall. In 1977, Mr. DeBartolo purchased the San Francisco 49ers, later giving the team to his son Edward, Jr. (now a former owner of the team.) Marie Denise DeBartolo-York is a former owner of the 49ers and is currently Co-Chair. She presided over the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team from 1990–1991.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to individuals who have graduated from a parochial, public or private high school in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties, OH.

Fields of Interest

  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,835,851 (market value)

Gifts received: $75,143

Expenditures: $162,702

Total giving: $60,000

Qualifying distributions: $61,303

Giving activities include:

$60,000 for 9 grants to individuals (high: $7,000; low: $4,000)