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The Mitch Miller Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

The Mitch Miller Foundation

P.O. Box 337

Willsboro, NY United States 12996-0337

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $388,211

Total giving: $89,405






Established in NY - Founded by the late Mitch Miller, who was a musician, conductor, singer and record producer, as well as the former head of Artists & Repertoire at Mercury and Columbia Records. As a recording artist, Miller recorded with "Mitchell Miller and His Orchestra" and "Mitch Miller and the Gang" whose hits included "Tzena, Tzena, Tzena," "The Yellow Rose of Texas," and the two marches from the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai." Miller also conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, and in the 1960's, he became a household name due to his television show "Sing Along With Mitch." In 2000, Mr. Miller received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Arts services
  • Biodiversity
  • Communication media
  • Community and economic development
  • Community improvement
  • Developmental disability services
  • Domesticated animals
  • Environment
  • Film and video
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications
  • Libraries
  • Public libraries
  • Special population support
  • Wildlife biodiversity
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with intellectual disabilities
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $388,211 (market value)

Expenditures: $100,970

Total giving: $89,405

Qualifying distributions: $90,005

Giving activities include:

$89,405 for 14 grants (high: $33,405; low: $1,500)