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The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 04/11/2017
Last grant data update: 12/05/2017

At A Glance

The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, Inc.

333 7th Ave., 14th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10001-5004

Telephone: (212) 889-3034


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Incorporated in 1925 in CT - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's work is currently focused on public education and youth development. In the area of public education, interest is primarily in parent and community organizing and training around school reform issues. Similarly, in the area of youth development, proposals which focus on training young people to become community or peer organizers around concrete social issues are favored. Funding is targeted at community-based and grassroots organizations.