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The Endeavor Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

The Endeavor Foundation

(formerly Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation)

1060 Park Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10128-1033

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $219,722,774

Total giving: $7,384,337






Incorporated in 1952 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving concentrated on private institutions of higher learning at the baccalaureate level in the United States and Europe and performing arts organizations in New York City; occasional support for perceived needs in other areas of education and the arts.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made a PRI in the form of a loan to a performing arts group.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
International Interests
  • Eastern Europe
  • Europe
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $219,722,774 (market value)

Expenditures: $10,645,838

Total giving: $7,384,337

Qualifying distributions: $9,674,802

Giving activities include:

$7,384,337 for 48 grants (high: $2,031,755; low: $750)