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Libby Holman Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-01-31

At A Glance

Libby Holman Foundation, Inc.

121 E. 61st St.

New York City, NY United States 10065

Telephone: (212) 751-6476

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-02-28)

Assets: $2,512,844

Total giving: $54,000



Bridge Number



Established in 1962 in NY - Founded by the late Libby Holman, who was a singer and stage actress. She made her Broadway debut in 1925 in the short-lived "The Sapphire Ring." Her break came in 1929 when she appeared in the Broadway review "The Little Show," where she sang the blues song "Moanin' Low," which became her signature song. In 1930, Holman introduced the Dietz and Schwartz standard "Something to Remember You By" in the show "Three's a Crowd." Some of her other Broadway shows include "The Garrick Gaieties," "Revenge with Music," "You Never Know" (with a score by Cole Porter), and the self-produced one-woman revue "Blues, Ballads and Sin-Songs."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for arts and cultural programs for the disadvantaged.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Music
Population Groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-02-28

Assets: $2,512,844 (market value)

Expenditures: $106,226

Total giving: $54,000

Qualifying distributions: $79,840

Giving activities include:

$54,000 for grants