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The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater


Last Updated: 2016-02-08

At A Glance

The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater

429 E. 52nd St., No. 5F

New York City, NY United States 10022

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $5,998,964

Total giving: $247,600






Established in 2002 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is committed to the support of outstanding theatrical productions (excluding musicals, dance and performance art), not bricks and mortar nor the support of endowment or extra curriculum activities, apart from support of educational and cross-cultural opportunities for students, awards for playwrights, actors or directors, and playwrights interested in learning English and management of theaters in Anglo-Saxon countries, as well as American actors or any other nationality wishing to learn French. .

Fields of Interest

  • Theater
International Interests
  • England

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $5,998,964 (market value)

Expenditures: $603,382

Total giving: $247,600

Qualifying distributions: $545,891

Giving activities include:

$247,600 for 12 grants (high: $60,000; low: $1,100)