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Mel Karmazin Foundation


Last profile update: 12/18/2016
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

Mel Karmazin Foundation

1 Central Park W., Ste. 48B

New York City, NY United States 10023-7703

Telephone: 6099245939

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor




Established in DE and NY in 1998 - Founded by Melvin "Mel" Karmazin, a radio and television business executive. He is co-founder and President of Infinity Broadcasting Corp. He is the former C.E.O. of Sirius/XM Radio, the holding company for two satellite radio services. Karmazin has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of Fame. He is a recipient of the National Association of Broadcasters National Radio Award and the IRTS Gold Medal.

Purpose and Activities

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