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The Jay Pritzker Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

The Jay Pritzker Foundation

3555 Timmons Ln., Ste. 800

Houston, TX United States 77027-6498

Telephone: (713) 961-1600

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $11,430,194

Total giving: $2,694,600

EIN

020550210

BRIDGE Number

7759614665

Background

Established in 2002 in IL - Founded in the name of the late Jay Pritzker. In 1957, he and his brother Donald Pritzker created the Hyatt Hotel chain and he also owned Braniff Airlines from 1983-1988. In 1979, he established the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is now considered the most prestigious honor in the field.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Education
  • Elementary education
  • Higher education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $11,430,194 (market value)

Gifts received: $241,892

Expenditures: $2,746,027

Total giving: $2,694,600

Qualifying distributions: $2,697,702