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The Florence Gould Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Florence Gould Foundation

80 Pine St., Ste. 2133

New York City, NY United States 10005----1702

Telephone: (212) 701-3400

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $59,962,630

Total giving: $6,624,747



Bridge Number



Incorporated in 1957 in NY - Mrs. Gould, who was a daughter-in-law of the railway magnate Jay Gould, died in 1983. The bulk of her estate, an extensive art and jewelry collection valued at over $100 million at the time of her death, was sold and the proceeds left to the foundation. Since 1984, the foundation has received gifts from the estate exceeding $64 million

Purpose and Activities

Essential aim is to promote French-American amity and understanding.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
International Interests
  • France
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $59,962,630 (market value)

Expenditures: $7,492,579

Total giving: $6,624,747

Qualifying distributions: $7,051,328