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The Icahn Charitable Foundation


Last profile update: 09/24/2015

At A Glance

The Icahn Charitable Foundation

767 5th Ave., Ste. 4700

New York City, NY United States 10153

Telephone: (212) 702-4300

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1995 in 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, Adventrx 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.