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Billy Rose Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 03/02/2018
Last grant data update: 04/08/2018

At A Glance

Billy Rose Foundation, Inc.

100 N. Village Ave., Ste. 35

Rockville Centre, NY United States 11570-3712

Telephone: 5164425413

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Incorporated in 1958 in NY - Founded by the late Billy Rose who was a Broadway producer, lyricist, and impresario who is credited with many famous songs throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including "Me and My Shadow," "It Happened in Monterey," and "It's Only a Paper Moon." In the 1930s and 1940s, Mr. Rose was also a driving force behind such shows as "Jumbo," "Billy Rose's Aquacade," and "Carmen Jones." From 1959-1979, Broadway's currently named Nederlander Theatre had been named the Billy Rose Theatre. Billy Rose has been inducted as a member of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

Purpose and Activities

Support for the fine and performing arts, and for education.