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Dan Murphy Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

Dan Murphy Foundation

800 W. Sixth St., Ste. 1240

Los Angeles, CA United States 90017-2704

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $214,986,922

Total giving: $11,153,400






Incorporated in 1957 in CA - The Dan Murphy Foundation was established in 1957 as an independent California non-profit corporation by Bernardine Murphy Donohue in memory of her father, Daniel 'Dan' Murphy. Daniel Donohue, Mrs. Donohue's husband, was one of the founding trustees and also served as president of the foundation from 1968 until 2008.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily in support of activities and charities of the Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, including inner city Catholic high schools, social service agencies, colleges and religious orders. .

Fields of Interest

  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Religion
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $214,986,922 (market value)

Expenditures: $12,702,429

Total giving: $11,153,400

Qualifying distributions: $11,791,682