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Jenjo Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 08/24/2017
Last grant data update: 08/26/2017

At A Glance

Jenjo Foundation

380 Lexington Ave., 17th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10168

Telephone: (212) 579-3570

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

136944768

BRIDGE Number

6244108886

Background

Established in 1990 in NY - Founded by Alan Alda, an actor, director and screenwriter. He is best known for his long-term role as Hawkeye Pierce on the television show "M*A*S*H," for which he won five Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Directing. He has appeared in many movies, including "The Seduction of Joe Tynan," "The Four Seasons," "Crimes and Misdemeanors," and "Everyone Says I Love You." In addition to his Emmy Awards, Alda has appeared on Broadway numerous times in shows such as "The Apple Tree" for which he was nominated for a Tony Award, Neil Simon's "Jake's Women," Yasmina Reza's "Art," "QED" (which Alda collaborated on with playwright Peter Parnell and director Gordon Davidson), and the 2005 revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" which also earned him a Tony nomination

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations that give to health, education, the environment and other critical areas which affect the quality of life for all people.