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Society for the Relief of Women & Children


Last profile update: 02/14/2018
Last grant data update: 04/13/2018

At A Glance

Society for the Relief of Women & Children

Akm Cpa - 230 West 41st Street 15th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10036

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 1797 in NY - The Society was founded in 1797 to help poor women with small children who lost their husbands to yellow fever epidemics. Today the society addresses itself to assisting women in New York City, who, with or without children, have fallen on hard times

Purpose and Activities

Awards grants to women with or without children who, after leading productive lives, are unable to adequately support themselves due to circumstances beyond their control; support also for organizations with programs to aid the same class of people.