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The Greenwall Foundation


Last Updated: 2017-01-12

At A Glance

The Greenwall Foundation

One Penn Plz., 47th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10119


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $91,916,097

Total giving: $4,070,067






Incorporated in 1949 in NY - The Greenwall Foundation is an independent foundation created in 1949 by Frank and Anna Greenwall

Purpose and Activities

Grantmaking will focus solely on building and enriching the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas

This program supports research to help resolve an important emerging or unanswered bioethics problem in clinical care, biomedical research, public health practice, or public policy. Under this RFP, the foundation will fund 5 types of bioethics research grants: 1) Mentored projects, 2) Senior collaborations. 3) Normative analyses of implications of empirical research conducted with other funding, 4) Empirical projects, and 5) Empirical studies of attitudes of clinical trials participants to sharing clinical trials data. See foundation web site for current deadline, letter of intent procedures, and further information .

Program-Related Investment

The Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars Program

The Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars program is a career development award to enable outstanding junior faculty members to carry out original research that will help resolve important policy and clinical dilemmas at the intersection of ethics and the life sciences. This research will also put Faculty Scholars in a position to help set public policy and standards of clinical practice. See foundation web site for additional information .

Fields of Interest

  • Bioethics
  • Health
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $91,916,097 (market value)

Expenditures: $7,333,399

Total giving: $4,070,067

Qualifying distributions: $5,150,330