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S. H. and Helen R. Scheuer Family Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 05/10/2017

At A Glance

S. H. and Helen R. Scheuer Family Foundation, Inc.

500 Bi-County Blvd., Ste. 201

Farmingdale, NY United States 11735

Telephone: 6317536300

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Incorporated in 1943 in NY - Donors included the late S.H. Scheuer, a New York investor and philanthropist, and his wife, Helen R. Scheuer, who was president of the foundation until her death in 1984. During his lifetime, Mr. Scheuer acquired control of a number of commercial and residential real estate companies in New York and was principal and/or controlling stockholder in Southdown Inc. and CLC of America Inc., both located in Houston, TX, and Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates of Boston, MA. As a philanthropist, Mr. Scheuer was especially interested in subsidized housing for the elderly and in the development of Brandeis University, City College, and Columbia University, from which he graduated in 1913

Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on local Jewish welfare funds, higher education, and cultural programs.