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The Al Hirschfeld Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 09/12/2017
Last grant data update: 09/16/2017

At A Glance

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation

419 Park Ave. S., 19th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10016-8410

URL: www.alhirschfeldfoundation.org/foundation

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

200908729

BRIDGE Number

4623904581

Background

Established in 2004 in DE and NY - Founded by the late Al Hirschfeld who was a caricaturist known for his black and white portraits of Broadway and other celebrities. Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre is named in his honor

Purpose and Activities

Giving to promote interest in the theater and dramatic arts by supporting not-for-profit museums, libraries, theaters and similar cultural institutions. The foundation fulfills its mission by making grants to such organizations, by mounting exhibitions of Al Hirschfeld’s artworks at museums and other venues and by donating or lending Al Hirschfeld’s artworks to such organizations.