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The Liya Kebede Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

The Liya Kebede Foundation, Inc.

360 Hamilton Ave., Ste. 100

White Plains, NY United States 10601

URL: www.theliyakebedefoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $257,303

Total giving: $50,000

EIN

202843928

BRIDGE Number

1298423485

Background

Established in 2005Unspecified - Founded by Liya T. Kebede, a fashion model and actress who has appeared on the cover of "Vogue." Kebede was ranked by Forbes as the eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world in 2007. She was the first model of color to represent Estee Lauder, serve as a World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador, and appear in the movies "The Good Shepherd" and "Lord of War."

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to reduce maternal, newborn, and child mortality, and to improve the health and well-being of mothers and children around the world.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Health
International Interests
  • Botswana
  • Ethiopia

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $257,303 (market value)

Gifts received: $305,501

Expenditures: $138,414

Total giving: $50,000

Qualifying distributions: $113,454