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Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Foundation, Inc.

(formerly The Harry B. Helmsley Foundation, Inc.)

230 Park Ave., Ste. 520

New York City, NY United States 10169-0599

Telephone: 2127562000

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-05-31)

Assets: $3,045,379

Total giving: $50,000






Incorporated in 1954 in NY - Founded in the names of Harry B. and Leona M. Helmsley. Harry Helmsley founded a real-estate holding company that at one time was one of the biggest property holders in the United States, with buildings such as the Empire State Building, The Park Lane Hotel and the Ritz Carlton among its portfolio. Leona Helmsley was a hotel operator who assumed control of the company upon Harry's passing

Fields of Interest

  • Diseases and conditions
  • Genetic conditions and birth defects
  • Goodwill promotion
  • Health
  • Human services
  • International relations
  • Medical education
  • Youth development
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • At-risk youth
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Incarcerated people
  • Out-of-home youth
  • Substance abusers
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-05-31

Assets: $3,045,379 (market value)

Expenditures: $50,625

Total giving: $50,000

Qualifying distributions: $50,250