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The Louis B. Mayer Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Louis B. Mayer Foundation

275 Madison Ave., Ste. 401

New York City, NY United States 10016-1101

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $11,950,860

Total giving: $520,000

EIN

952232340

BRIDGE Number

4499553613

Background

Established in 1947 in CA - Founded by the late Louis B. Mayer, who was a film producer, co-founder of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio, and winner of an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement. His film productions included "The Invisible Fear," "Strangers of the Night," and "Ben-Hur."

Purpose and Activities

Support for cutting edge medical research for the treatment of cancer and for film preservation.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Cancers
  • Dance
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Film and video

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $11,950,860 (market value)

Expenditures: $639,146

Total giving: $520,000

Qualifying distributions: $547,544

Giving activities include:

$520,000 for 16 grants (high: $100,000; low: $10,000)