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The Smart Family Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

The Smart Family Foundation, Inc.

1333A North Ave.,, No. 432

New Rochelle, NY United States 10804-2120

Telephone: (914) 632-2762

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $208,470,610

Total giving: $8,193,500




Trust established in 1951 in IL - Founded by David A. Smart, A.D. Elden, Vera Elden, John Smart, Edgar G. Richards and Florence Richards. The late David A. Smart, along with his brother Alfred, published the popular men's magazine, Esquire, which has won many National Magazine Awards, and is now published internationally

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is primarily interested in education projects and has, in particular, been focusing on projects that affect primary and secondary school children.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Elementary education
  • Hospital care
  • Secondary education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $208,470,610 (market value)

Expenditures: $10,373,210

Total giving: $8,193,500

Qualifying distributions: $8,752,195

Giving activities include:

$8,193,500 for 142 grants (high: $743,454; low: $1,600)