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Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

375 Park Ave., Ste. 1602

New York City, NY United States 10152-1600

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $592,682,514

Total giving: $22,274,332






Incorporated in 1955 in NY - Effective Jan. 1, 2006, the foundation distributed half of its net assets to Vital Projects Funds, Inc. and to Charina Fund, Inc., charitable foundations organized under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York, which assumed certain portion of the foundation's grant commitments.

Purpose and Activities

Support for cultural programs, including the performing arts and museums; Jewish and Israeli charitable organizations; hospitals and other health care organizations; and education, especially higher education.

Fields of Interest

International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $592,682,514 (market value)

Expenditures: $29,286,100

Total giving: $22,274,332

Qualifying distributions: $22,957,163

Giving activities include:

$22,274,332 for 246 grants (high: $650,000; low: $5,000)