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The Rodgers Family Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 12/16/2016
Last grant data update: 04/01/2017

At A Glance

The Rodgers Family Foundation, Inc.

(formerly Richard and Dorothy Rodgers Foundation)

575 Madison Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10022-2585

Telephone: 2129408800

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

136062852

BRIDGE Number

6695815635

Background

Established in 1952 in NY - Founded by the late Richard Rodgers, who was a composer of music for stage and screen, and is best known for this partnerships with the lyricists Oscar Hammerstein II and Lorenz Hart. He is one of only two persons to have won an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy, a Tony Award, and a Pulitzer Prize. Among his numerous shows as a lyricist are "Oklahoma," "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music." Rodgers, along with Hart, wrote several hit shows, including "Dearest Enemy," "The Girl Friend" and "A Connecticut Yankee." Along with Hammerstein, he produced many songs, such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "Some Enchanted Evening" and "Getting to Know You."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to arts and cultural organizations, as well as a parks organization.