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Herman Goldman Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-13

At A Glance

Herman Goldman Foundation

44 Wall St., Ste. 1212

New York City, NY United States 10005-2401

Telephone: (212) 461-2132

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-02-28)

Assets: $20,136,703

Total giving: $875,500

EIN

136066039

BRIDGE Number

2080945676

Background

Incorporated in 1943 in NY - Mr. Goldman, a prominent New York City attorney and tax expert, established the law firm now known as Brauner Baron Rosenzweig Kligler Sparber and Bauman, Attorneys-at-Law. During his lifetime, Mr. Goldman was active in the affairs of a number of New York charitable institutions, including Mount Sinai Hospital and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In addition, he was one of the founders of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During the period from 1943 until his death in 1968, Herman Goldman made a series of gifts to the foundation totaling $1,265,391. His residuary estate was devised and bequeathed to the foundation, increasing its assets by approximately $18 million. The foundation is also the remainder of two trusts, one established by the donor during his lifetime and the other under his will

Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on enhancing the quality of life through innovative grants in four main areas: 1) Health - to achieve effective delivery of physical and mental health care services; 2) Social Justice - to develop organizational, social, and legal approaches to aid deprived or handicapped people; 3) Education - for new or improved counseling for effective preschool, vocational and paraprofessional training; and 4) the Arts - to increase opportunities for talented youth to receive training and for less affluent individuals to attend quality presentations; some aid for programs relating to nationwide problems.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Performing arts
  • Vocational education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-02-28

Assets: $20,136,703 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,636,128

Total giving: $875,500

Qualifying distributions: $1,214,327

Giving activities include:

$875,500 for 76 grants (high: $35,000; low: $1,000)