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Merchant and Ivory Foundation, Ltd.

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

Merchant and Ivory Foundation, Ltd.

400 E. 52nd St., Ste. 12G

New York City, NY United States 10022

Telephone: (212) 697-2700

URL: www.merchantivory.com/foundation.html

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment
  • Organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $478,745

Total giving: $37,500

EIN

133607890

BRIDGE Number

1997870310

Background

Established in 1991 - Founded by James Ivory and the late Ismail Merchant. As co-creators of the production company Merchant Ivory Productions, they have produced, directed, and/or wrote such films as "A Room with a View" (1985), "Maurice" (1987), "Slaves of New York" (1989), "Howards End" (1992), and "The Remains of the Day" (1993).

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to support promising artists in the visual and performing arts to to further the preservation and awareness of art and cinema.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to artists in the visual and performing arts and to further the preservation and awareness of art and cinema.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Communication media
  • Education
  • Film and video
  • Higher education
  • Information and Communications
  • Performing arts
  • Publishing
  • University education
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $478,745 (market value)

Expenditures: $74,212

Total giving: $37,500

Qualifying distributions: $45,657