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Companions in Courage Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

Companions in Courage Foundation

(formerly The LaFontaine Foundation)

325 Essjay Rd., Ste. 405

Williamsville, NY United States 14221-8214

URL: www.CiC16.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $494,390

Total giving: $215,974

EIN

161493691

BRIDGE Number

8436547215

Background

Established in 1999 in NY - Founded by Patrick "Pat" LaFontaine, who was a former player in the National Hockey League. He played center for the New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, and New York Rangers. LaFontaine also won the Bill Masterton Trophy for Perseverance, and was an inductee in the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003. He became an inductee in the Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame in 2007

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the installation of playrooms for children's hospitals.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Children's hospital care
International Interests
  • Canada
Population Groups
  • Children

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $494,390 (market value)

Gifts received: $283,283

Expenditures: $417,361

Total giving: $215,974

Qualifying distributions: $408,568

Giving activities include:

$215,974 for 2 grants (high: $215,050