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The Sidney E. Frank Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

The Sidney E. Frank Foundation

575 Market St., Ste. 3165

San Francisco, CA United States 94105-2854

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $336,044,020

Total giving: $6,296,705



Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Rae Richman:


Established in 2004 in NY - Founded by the late Sidney E. Frank, who was the founder of the Sidney Frank Importing Company through which he imported and sold Grey Goose vodka and Jagermeister. In 2004, he sold Grey Goose vodka to Bacardi for $2 billion.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Cancers
  • Community beautification
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Multipurpose centers

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $336,044,020 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,398,036

Expenditures: $13,751,900

Total giving: $6,296,705

Qualifying distributions: $7,470,921