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Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York


Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York

118 Export St.

Newark, NJ United States 07114

Telephone: (917) 207-2311

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $549,363

Total giving: $11,000






Established in 1849 in NY - The foundation has moved from NY to NJ

Purpose and Activities

Grant awards to individuals in recognition of rescue from drowning; grants for lifesaving and training in seamanship.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Awards Program

The association awards medals, pins, and sums of money to those individuals whose courage, skill, and seamanship saved a human life on the sea or any navigable waters (or lakes connected therewith). The association also gives medals and monetary awards to encourage training in seamanship, lifeboat work, methods of rescue in the water, and resuscitation.

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards for life-saving heroism at sea and for training in seamanship, primarily to individuals living in NY.

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $549,363 (market value)

Expenditures: $40,421

Total giving: $11,000

Qualifying distributions: $38,161