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The Harnisch Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

The Harnisch Foundation, Inc.

(formerly The Harnisch Family Foundation, Inc.)

350 Park Ave., 30th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-6022

Telephone: 2129040485

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-05-31)

Assets: $1,778,139

Total giving: $254,661






Established in 1998 in DE

Purpose and Activities

Since 1998, the foundation has been a catalyst for sustainable social change, funding and implementing innovation in the fields of philanthropy, coaching, and journalism.

Program Area(s)

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

Awesome Without Borders

The foundation has now partnered with the Awesome Foundation to begin this initiative, which celebrates ideas and projects that spread goodness. The Harnisch Foundation team is looking for grantees who demonstrate: the power of love in action, unusually creative solutions to unsolved problems, big answers to small challenges, simple answers to big challenges, and contagious passion for a project. Applicants need not have to be a 501(c)(3) to receive funding from Awesome Without Borders. See the initiative's web site for further information.

Fields of Interest

  • Human services
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-05-31

Assets: $1,778,139 (market value)

Gifts received: $210,500

Expenditures: $656,105

Total giving: $254,661

Qualifying distributions: $637,132