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The Manton Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Manton Foundation

270 Park Ave., 16th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10017-2014

Telephone: (212) 464-2350

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $624,805,841

Total giving: $28,090,794

EIN

133636372

Background

Established in 1991 in NY - Founded by the late Sir Edwin Manton, an important figure in the development of what was to become the insurance giant American International Group, Inc. (AIG). He served as its President from 1942-1969, and its Chair. from 1969-1975. Following his passing in 2005, the foundation was the recipient of over $590 million in funds from his estate.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Historical activities
  • Museums
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $624,805,841 (market value)

Expenditures: $34,665,155

Total giving: $28,090,794

Qualifying distributions: $29,174,604