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The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation

9570 W. Pico Blvd., Ste. 400

Los Angeles, CA United States 90035-1216

Telephone: 3104737575

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $19,165,099

Total giving: $6,803,877






Established in 1947 in CA - Founded by the late Samuel Goldwyn, who was a Hollywood motion picture producer and founding contributor of Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Samuel Goldwyn Studios. Goldwyn made numerous successful films and received Best Picture Oscar nominations for "Arrowsmith," "Dodsworth," "Dead End," "Wuthering Heights" and "The Little Foxes."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, particularly a motion picture and television fund; funding also for education, health associations, healthcare services, Jewish organizations, and social services.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Film and video
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Libraries
  • Television
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $19,165,099 (market value)

Expenditures: $8,322,108

Total giving: $6,803,877

Qualifying distributions: $7,279,992