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Jerome Robbins Foundation


Last profile update: 02/20/2017
Last grant data update: 06/24/2017

At A Glance

Jerome Robbins Foundation

156 W. 56th St., Ste. 900

New York City, NY United States 10019-3927

Telephone: (212) 367-8956

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established about 1970 in NY - Founded by the late Jerome Robbins, who was a choreographer for theater, film and television who won five Tony Awards and two Academy Awards. Among the numerous stage productions he worked on are "On the Town," "West Side Story" and "Fiddler on the Roof," for which he won matching Tony Awards for his direction and choreography. He also shared the Best Director Oscar for the film version of "West Side Story."

Purpose and Activities

Financial support for dance, theater and organizations dedicated to serving those with HIV and AIDS with an emphasis on the artistic community.