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The Carl C. Icahn Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-01

At A Glance

The Carl C. Icahn Foundation

767 5th Ave., Ste. 4700

New York City, NY United States 10153-0023

Telephone: (212) 702-4300

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-11-30)

Assets: $29,032,527

Total giving: $730,500






Established in 1980 in NY and DE - Founded by Carl C. Icahn, a financier and private equity investor. He is the founder of Icahn & Co., Inc., a securities firm. He is the Chairman of XO Holdings, Inc., Icahn Enterprises, LP, American Railcar Industries, Inc., and Federal-Mogul Corp., Inc. He owns, TWA, Adventryx Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Vector Group Ltd. In 2008, Icahn launched "The Icahn Report," a web site that focuses on shareholder rights. Carl C. Icahn has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Judaism
  • Sports and recreation
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-11-30

Assets: $29,032,527 (market value)

Gifts received: $35,050

Expenditures: $1,192,437

Total giving: $730,500

Qualifying distributions: $740,894

Giving activities include:

$730,500 for 29 grants (high: $500,000; low: $1,000)