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Jerome Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 07/17/2016
Last grant data update: 05/06/2017

At A Glance

Jerome Foundation

400 Sibley St., Ste. 125

Saint Paul, MN United States 55101-1928

Telephone: (651) 224-9431

URL: www.jeromefdn.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

416035163

BRIDGE Number

8282481020

Background

Incorporated in 1964 in MN - Founded by the late Jerome Hill, who was a filmmaker and artist. Among his films are "Open the Door and See All the People," "Death in the Forenoon," and "The Sand Castle." His film "Film Portrait" was selected as an outstanding Film of the Year for presentation at the 1972 London Film Festival and won the Gold Dukat Prize at the 21st Annual Film Festival in Mannheim, Germany. His film, "Albert Schweitzer," done with Erika Anderson, won the 1957 Academy Award for Best Documentary. In line with the founder's interests, the directors have limited the foundation's giving program to the arts.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to contribute to a dynamic and evolving culture by supporting the creation, development, and production of new works by emerging artists. Foundation programs include: dance, film/video/new media, literature, multidisciplinary, music, theater and the visual arts.