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Jewish Foundation for Education of Women

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Jewish Foundation for Education of Women

545 Fifth Avenue, Suite 502

New York City, NY United States 10017

Telephone: (212) 288-3931

URL: www.jfew.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $83,636,663

Total giving: $3,416,163

EIN

131860415

BRIDGE Number

8248188970

Background

Incorporated in 1884 in NY as Hebrew Technical School for Girls. - Foundation incorporated in 1939 as The Foundation for the Education of Jewish Girls.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is a New York City-based, non-sectarian organization helping women with financial need to meet their educational and career goals through scholarships and opportunities for professional development. In partnership with schools and non-profits, it fosters a community of women dedicated to education, professional achievement and contributing to society.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Females

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $83,636,663 (market value)

Gifts received: $96,533

Expenditures: $4,334,299

Total giving: $3,416,163

Qualifying distributions: $4,006,760

Giving activities include:

$3,416,163 for grants