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Donald B. Marron Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Donald B. Marron Charitable Trust

9 W. 57th St., 31st. Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10019-2701

Telephone: (212) 884-0198

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $20,300,740

Total giving: $8,288,770






Established in 2000 in NY - Founded by Donald B. Marron, a financier, private equity investor and entrepreneur. Mr. Barron is widely known for being the Chairman and C.E.O. of the brokerage firm Paine Webber from 1980 through the sale of the company in 2000. Marron is also the founder of the private equity firm Lightyear Capital and co-founder of Data Resources Inc.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, particularly an art museum, as well as for education and human services; funding also for a cancer center.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Public libraries
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $20,300,740 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,875,580

Expenditures: $8,392,608

Total giving: $8,288,770

Qualifying distributions: $8,298,613