William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Hearst Twrs., 300 W. 57th St., 26th Fl.
New York City, NY United States 10019-3741
Telephone: (212) 649-3750
Type of Grantmaker
- Celebrity: Business
Incorporated in 1948 in CA - Founded by the late William Randolph Hearst, who was a newspaper magnate and publisher whose chain of papers included the San Francisco Examiner and New York Journal. In addition, Hearst served in Congress as a United States Representative. With assets valued over $230 million, the Hearst Foundation, Inc., is the smaller of the two Hearst foundations. The other is the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, which is ranked among the nation's 100 largest foundations. Both Hearst foundations are strongly committed to education, health, social service, and culture. The same individuals serve on the boards of both foundations, which are administered through the New York headquarters and the San Francisco offices.