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The Eisner Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 04/14/2018
Last grant data update: 03/28/2018

At A Glance

The Eisner Foundation, Inc.

9401 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 735

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90212-2947

Telephone: (310) 228-6808


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1996 in CA, US; The Eisner Foundation was started in 1996 by Michael D. Eisner, then-Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, and his wife Jane to focus their family’s philanthropic activities. In 2015, The Eisner Foundation became the only U.S. funder investing exclusively in inter-generational solutions to overcome society’s most persistent challenges of inequality, lack of access, and injustice. The foundation first identified the need for such solutions in 2011 when it established the Eisner Prize for Inter-generational Excellence, awarded annually to superb inter-generational organizations nationwide. Today, The Eisner Foundation gives an average of $7 million each year to nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County.

Purpose and Activities

The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the betterment of our communities .