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Norman Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Norman Foundation, Inc.

147 E. 48th St.

New York City, NY United States 10017-1223

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $25,840,489

Total giving: $939,404






Incorporated in 1935 in NY - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

The foundation funds in two broad areas: economic justice and environmental justice. The foundation is interested in community-based organizing projects that could have a potentially national impact as well as provide potential models for social change. Collaborative projects welcome.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Environment
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental justice
  • Higher education
  • Human rights
  • Public affairs
  • Sustainable development
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $25,840,489 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,526,729

Total giving: $939,404

Qualifying distributions: $1,222,485