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William S. Paley Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 05/10/2017
Last grant data update: 07/01/2017

At A Glance

William S. Paley Foundation, Inc.

420 Columbus Ave., Ste. 304

Valhalla, NY United States 10595-1382

Telephone: (914) 769-5005

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Politics

EIN

136085929

BRIDGE Number

6805440313

Background

Incorporated in 1936 in NY - Founded by the late William S. Paley, who was the C.E.O. and driving force behind the growth of the Columbia broadcasting System (CBS) from a minor radio network into one of the "big three" television networks. Under his stewardship, CBS became known for their news division, with such talents and shows as Edward R. Murrow and "60 Minutes"

Purpose and Activities

Endowment funds held for and emphasis on the Museum of Television and Radio and the Greenpark Foundation (Paley Park). Support for other museums, health services, education, and cultural programs.