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Nok Charitable Organization, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

Nok Charitable Organization, Inc.

(also known as NOK Foundation, Inc.)

126 E. 56th St., 19th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-3613

Telephone: (212) 838-7222


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $0

Total giving: $269,709






Established in 2002 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The foundation was created in order to cultivate and promote the study of Eastern philosophy and religion, as well as yoga.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to promote and encourage the study of Yoga at reputable schools in India, to study Zen meditation in a three-month training program at a New York monastery, and to participate in an intensive week-long Zen retreat.

Fields of Interest

  • Antidiscrimination
  • Buddhism
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Genetic conditions and birth defects
  • Health
  • Hinduism
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Immigrant rights
  • Immigrant services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Religion
  • Special population support
International Interests
  • India
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $0 (market value)

Gifts received: $4,990

Expenditures: $455,546

Total giving: $269,709

Qualifying distributions: $368,488

Giving activities include:

$269,709 for 31 grants (high: $120,000; low: $108)