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The Mayer Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-12

At A Glance

The Mayer Foundation

300 E. 74th St.

New York City, NY United States 10021-3746

URL: foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/mayer

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $222,930

Total giving: $82,163

EIN

020569535

BRIDGE Number

4314390768

Background

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.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to high school, college or graduate school students to complete their education in the field and school of their choice. Economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low-income or lack of financial resources.

Mayer Scholarship

Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000 per year to students with sufficient academic ability, show good character and exhibit need for financial assistance. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and, room and board. Scholarships are renewed annually provided the student is not on academic or disciplinary probation.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Human services
  • Philanthropy

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $222,930 (market value)

Gifts received: $65,000

Expenditures: $82,870

Total giving: $82,163

Qualifying distributions: $82,163