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Hyatt Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Hyatt Foundation

71 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 4700

Chicago, IL United States 60606

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $18,922,385

Total giving: $0






Established in 1978 in IL

Purpose and Activities

Annual Pritzker Architectural Prize awarded to an individual for significant contribution to humanity through architecture. Assistance also to employees of the Hyatt Regency of New Orleans, LA, who have financial need as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards by nomination only to an individual for significant contribution to architecture.

The Pritzker Architecture Prize

The award consists of $100,000 (US) and a bronze medallion to a living architect whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. Nominations are accepted internationally from persons from diverse fields who have a knowledge of and interest in advancing great architecture. This prize is granted annually.

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $18,922,385 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,172,497

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: $817,007