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The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 06/07/2016
Last grant data update: 08/13/2016

At A Glance

The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation

(doing business as The Diller Foundation)

555 W. 18th St., 2nd Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10011-2822

Telephone: 2123147225

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

954081892

BRIDGE Number

7159292210

Background

Established in 1986 in CA - Founded by Barry Diller, chairman and C.E.O. of IAC and the media executive responsible for the creation of Fox Broadcasting Company and USA Broadcasting. His wife, Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer best known for her hallmark wrap dress. Ms. von Furstenberg has also published her memoirs, "Diane: A Signature Life," and in 2005, the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded her a lifetime achievement award. Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation aims to positively impact the world by improving people’s lives and strengthening communities. To achieve this objective, the foundation supports organizations which either provide people opportunities for which they would not otherwise have access, or which sustainably improve a community as a whole.