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The de Kay Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-10

At A Glance

The de Kay Foundation

10 S. Dearborn St., IL1-0117

Chicago, IL United States 60603

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-02-28)

Assets: $36,343,586

Total giving: $1,493,259

EIN

136203234

BRIDGE Number

4016082225

Additional Contact Information

Application Address: c/o JP Morgan, 270 Park Ave., New York City, NY, 10017, Application Phone: (212) 648-1489

Background

Established in 1967 in CT

Purpose and Activities

The foundation traditionally awards monthly stipends directly to elderly individuals and couples to help them remain in their home in safety and comfort, to protect their dignity and individuality, and to encourage them to continue contributing to their community. Stipendiary program applicants must be 65 years of age or older and must be referred by social service agencies and have an assigned social worker. Applicants must demonstrate a history of self-sufficiency and minimal dependence on private charitable or government assistance. Individuals should also demonstrate a history of volunteering or engaging in civic or cultural activities. Applicants may have assets up to $25,000, excluding their primary residence.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

The foundation traditionally awards monthly stipends directly to elderly individuals and couples to help them remain in their home in safety and comfort, to protect their dignity and individuality, and to encourage them to continue contributing to their community. Stipendiary program applicants must be 65 years of age or older and must be referred by social service agencies and have an assigned social worker. Applicants must demonstrate a history of self-sufficiency and minimal dependence on private charitable or government assistance. Individuals should also demonstrate a history of volunteering or engaging in civic or cultural activities. Applicants may have assets up to $25,000, excluding their primary residence.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Community and economic development
  • Community improvement
  • Human services
  • Independent living for people with disabilities
  • Senior services
  • Special population support
  • Specialty hospital care
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • People with disabilities
  • Retired people
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-02-28

Assets: $36,343,586 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,850,700

Total giving: $1,493,259

Qualifying distributions: $1,614,827