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Donald B. Marron Charitable Trust


Last Updated: 2016-12-18

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 2015-12-31)

Assets: $11,783,137

Total giving: $10,572,400






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
  • Human services
  • Public libraries
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $11,783,137 (market value)

Expenditures: $10,702,257

Total giving: $10,572,400

Qualifying distributions: $10,600,322