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Levitt Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Levitt Foundation, Inc.

630 5th Ave., 20th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10111-0100

Telephone: (212) 501-7785


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-04-30)

Assets: $17,335,712

Total giving: $723,650






Incorporated in 1949 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is interested in youth-powered food justice as it relates to children and youth living in the five boroughs of New York City and Long Island, New York. The foundation funds programs that: enable young people ages 6 to 18 to learn about healthy eating and food systems, and to take action to increase access to affordable fresh foods in their own neighborhoods; provide children and youth with ongoing opportunities to build their confidence and self-esteem, citizenship skills and leadership abilities; and are sponsored by neighborhood and community-based organizations (rather than schools).

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Child welfare
  • Community improvement
  • Human services
  • Nutrition
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-04-30

Assets: $17,335,712 (market value)

Expenditures: $851,054

Total giving: $723,650

Qualifying distributions: $812,766