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The Lautenberg Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Lautenberg Foundation

(formerly The L. Family Foundation)

P.O. Box 960

Cliffside Park, NJ United States 07010-0960

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Politics

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,245,697

Total giving: $248,700






Established in 1967 in NJ - Founded by the late Frank Lautenberg, who was a Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He served five non-consecutive terms in office, having served from 1982 to 2001, and from 2003 until his death in 2013. Prior to serving in the Senate, he was Chairman and C.E.O. of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., which is a global provider of integrated computing and business outsourcing.

Purpose and Activities

Grants largely for Jewish welfare funds, education, and cultural programs locally; some support also for educational and cultural institutions in Israel.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
  • Religion
  • University education
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Associations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Multipurpose centers
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,245,697 (market value)

Expenditures: $262,965

Total giving: $248,700

Qualifying distributions: $249,065