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Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation, Inc.

9419 Aston Gardens Ct., Apt. 306

Parkland, FL United States 33076-4110

Telephone: (201) 389-3330

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

650309613

BRIDGE Number

5048778240

Background

Founded by Ann and Will Eisner. The late Will Eisner was an influential comics writer and artist, and was known as one of the most important contributors to the development of the medium. His signature creation was the comic character "The Spirit." He received many awards from the National Cartoonist Society including their highest tribute, the Reuben Award. Eisner was inducted into the Academy of Comic Book Arts Hall of Fame in 1971 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1987. In 1988, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were created in his honor

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education in comics and sequential art; funding also for Jewish organizations.