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Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc.

405 Lexington Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10174-0001

Telephone: (212) 554-7800

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $482,504

Total giving: $3,828,000






Incorporated in 1942 in NY - An attorney, banker, and philanthropist, Mr. Moses was a partner in the law firm of Moses and Singer and was director, counsel, and chairman of the Public National Bank and Trust Co. Upon its merger with Bankers Trust Co., he became a director of the latter bank. Mr. Moses was a leader in the field of hospital philanthropy in New York City. In addition to making major contributions to hospitals, he was affiliated for 39 years with Montefiore Hospital, first as president and later as chairman of the board. He was also a director and member of the planning commission of the Hospital Council of Greater New York and a member of the council of the United Hospital Fund. Both Mr. and Mrs. Moses were active in a number of charities, particularly in Jewish welfare activities

Purpose and Activities

Support for hospitals; Jewish and other welfare funds; higher and legal education and educational programs for minorities; social service agencies, including those for youth, child welfare, minorities, the aged, and the handicapped; arts and cultural programs, including dance; and environmental concerns, including Central Park in New York, NY.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Dance
  • Environment
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Music
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
  • Senior services
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $482,504 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,838,000

Expenditures: $3,856,657

Total giving: $3,828,000

Qualifying distributions: $3,837,369

Giving activities include:

$3,828,000 for 77 grants (high: $250,000; low: $5,000)