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The Sidney Kimmel Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/26/2017
Last grant data update: 07/15/2017

At A Glance

The Sidney Kimmel Foundation

1900 Market St.

Philadelphia, PA United States 19103-3527

Telephone: (215) 665-2079

URL: www.kimmel.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment

EIN

232698492

BRIDGE Number

3531755221

Background

Established in 1993 in PA - Founded by Sidney Kimmel, who is founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jones Apparel Group, a designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded apparel, shoes and accessories with such internationally recognizable brands as Jones New York, Anne Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt, Evan-Picone, Joan & David and Nine West. His film company, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, has produced and/or financed such popular films as "9 1/2 Weeks," “The Kite Runner,” “United 93,” “Breach,” “Lars and the Real Girl,” “Adventureland,” “Death at a Funeral,” and “Synecdoche, New York.” Sidney Kimmel has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

Giving for cancer research and treatment; funding also for education and Jewish federated giving programs and causes.