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The Melvin and Bren Simon Charitable Foundation Number One


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Melvin and Bren Simon Charitable Foundation Number One

10110 Ditch Rd.

Carmel, IN United States 46032-9613

Telephone: (317) 844-9467

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $21,480,859

Total giving: $2,730,665




Established in 1998 in IN - Founded by the late Melvin Simon, co-founder of the Simon Property Group, a real estate development company that specializes in mall development. Simon was also co-owner of the National Basketball Association's Indiana Pacers

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, higher education, health, human services, and Jewish organizations.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Foundations
  • Higher education
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
  • Social sciences
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Foundations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $21,480,859 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,896,596

Total giving: $2,730,665

Qualifying distributions: $2,750,345