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Nora Ephron and Nicholas Pileggi Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Nora Ephron and Nicholas Pileggi Foundation

529 5th Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10017

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $954,596

Total giving: $100,950






Established in 2006 in NY - Founded by the late Nora Ephron, who was a screenwriter, director, and journalist. She was a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally," and "Sleepless in Seattle." She was also the director of such well-known films as "You've Got Mail" and "Julie & Julia," and also co-wrote the long-running off-Broadway play "Love, Loss, and What I Wore." Ms. Ephron is survived by her husband Nicholas Pileggi, who is an author and screenwriter best known for writing the book "Wiseguy," which he adapted into the movie "Goodfellas," and for writing the book and screenplay "Casino."

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of African descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with vision impairments
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $954,596 (market value)

Expenditures: $105,674

Total giving: $100,950

Qualifying distributions: $102,140