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The Joelson Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

The Joelson Foundation

1841 Broadway, Ste. 1008

New York City, NY United States 10023-7646

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-03-31)

Assets: $20,304,781

Total giving: $1,021,656

EIN

136220799

Background

Established in 1966 in NY - Founded by Julius Joelson and Stella P. Joelson

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, with emphasis on the performing arts, health, education, and social services; giving also to Jewish organizations.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Museums
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
Organizations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-03-31

Assets: $20,304,781 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,468,028

Total giving: $1,021,656

Qualifying distributions: $1,331,524

Giving activities include:

$1,021,656 for 228 grants (high: $25,000; low: $500)