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The Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation


Last profile update: 11/02/2017
Last grant data update: 04/09/2018

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

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports






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.