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The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-06-07

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

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $57,177,505

Total giving: $9,072,343

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.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Cancers
  • Child welfare
  • Communication media
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Foundations
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Leukemia
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations
  • Coalitions and alliances
  • Foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $57,177,505 (market value)

Gifts received: $25

Expenditures: $9,325,407

Total giving: $9,072,343

Qualifying distributions: $9,106,625