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The Karan-Weiss Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 02/04/2016
Last grant data update: 11/25/2016

At A Glance

The Karan-Weiss Foundation

705 Greenwich St., 3rd Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10014-2542

Telephone: (212) 414-8520

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

EIN

134084069

BRIDGE Number

1729749695

Background

Established in 1999 in NY - Founded by Donna Karan, a fashion designer and the creator of the DKNY clothing line. She is a two-time winner of the Coty American Fashion Critics’ Award. The Council of Fashion Designers of America named her Menswear Designer of the Year in 1992 and Womenswear Designer of the Year in 1990 and 1996.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for medical research, particularly cancer research, as well as for children and social services.