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Engineering Information Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Engineering Information Foundation

(also known as EiF)

180 W. 80th St., Ste. 207

New York City, NY United States 10024-6301

Telephone: (212) 579-7596


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $6,681,780

Total giving: $258,731






Established in 1934 as a publisher of engineering information with the legal status of a public charity. Restructured in 1994 in NY as a private foundation; approved July 25, 1996, with first round of grants made in Aug. 1997

Purpose and Activities

Support for educational research programs that advance the availability and use of information related to engineering and applied technologies, programs conducted by engineering educators that encourage women to undertake careers in engineering, and projects to improve access to engineering information for students and faculty of educational institutions in developing countries.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Women's services
International Interests
  • Developing Countries
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Females

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $6,681,780 (market value)

Expenditures: $447,059

Total giving: $258,731

Qualifying distributions: $378,012

Giving activities include:

$258,731 for 11 grants (high: $41,000; low: $12,940)