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The Mayer Foundation


Last profile update: 10/04/2017
Last grant data update: 05/07/2018

At A Glance

The Mayer Foundation

300 E. 74th St.

New York City, NY United States 10021-3746


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 2002 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The core mission of the foundation is threefold: 1) to make economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low-income or lack of financial resources, and to provide health care to those whose health insurance or financial resources are insufficient to cover medical needs; 2) to make grants to other 501(C)(3) organizations for educational, literary, cultural, humanitarian, scientific, health-care related and other charitable purposes; and 3) to award scholarship benefits and student aid to high school, college or graduate school students to enable the recipients to complete an undergraduate or graduate education in the field of their choice at the college or graduate school of their choice.