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Harry and Jane Fischel Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Harry and Jane Fischel Foundation

875 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 1701

New York City, NY United States 10001-3507

Telephone: (212) 599-2828

URL: fischelfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $13,774,680

Total giving: $425,470

EIN

135677832

BRIDGE Number

1089772672

Additional Contact Information

Application e-mail: grants@fischelfoundation.org

Background

Incorporated in 1932 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Organized to develop Talmudic research to aid Jewish knowledge and to present the Orthodox Jewish contributions to civilization. Funding also to an institute which includes a school for training judges for religious courts, publishes tracts in the field of religious law, and researches and republishes Talmudic commentary in new editions utilizing heretofore unknown manuscripts; some giving also for Jewish education and temples.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancers
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Judaism
  • Mental health care
  • Mental health counseling
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Religion
  • Social sciences
  • Special needs education
  • University education
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Females
  • Jewish people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $13,774,680 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,133,993

Total giving: $425,470

Qualifying distributions: $659,765

Giving activities include:

$425,470 for 15 grants (high: $377,000; low: $50)