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Edward John Noble Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 01/11/2018
Last grant data update: 04/02/2018

At A Glance

Edward John Noble Foundation, Inc.

32 E. 57th St., 19th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-2513

Telephone: (212) 759-4212

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor




Trust established in 1940 in CT; incorporated in 1982 - Founded by Edward John Noble, who was co-founder of the Life Savers Corporation in 1913. He also founded the American Broadcasting Company when he purchased the NBC Blue Network in 1943 following the Federal Communications Commission's decree that RCA divest itself of one of its two radio networks.

Purpose and Activities

Grants to major cultural organizations in New York City, especially for educational programs and management training internships. Selected projects concerned with conservation and ecology primarily related to activities on an island off the coast of GA. Supports programs to improve educational opportunities for gifted and talented disadvantaged children in NY. Programs in health education efforts related to family planning and population education.