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Joseph L. & Emily K. Gidwitz Memorial Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

Joseph L. & Emily K. Gidwitz Memorial Foundation

(formerly Division Fund)

200 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 4000

Chicago, IL United States 60606-1274

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $21,198,138

Total giving: $525,010

EIN

363209007

Background

Established in 1983 as the Division Foundation

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to Jewish federated giving programs.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Antidiscrimination
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Equal opportunity in education
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Higher education
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Minority rights
  • Museums
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Public affairs
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • At-risk youth
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Jewish people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $21,198,138 (market value)

Expenditures: $793,843

Total giving: $525,010

Qualifying distributions: $525,010

Giving activities include:

$525,010 for 11 grants (high: $150,000; low: $5)