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The Sparkplug Foundation


Last profile update: 12/12/2017
Last grant data update: 01/25/2018

At A Glance

The Sparkplug Foundation

Park West Finance Station, P.O. Box 20956

New York City, NY United States 10025-0016

Telephone: 8778668285

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 2003 in NY - The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation, funded and administered in part by Palestine-born and first-generation American Jews.

Purpose and Activities

Giving is focused on providing seed money for new organizations, projects or ideas. The foundation makes one-time grants for activities which create sustainable organizing and communities, while recognizing the importance of developing individual cultures by favoring projects that promote diversity. The main areas of focus are music, education, and grassroots organizations, as well as exploring funding projects in the area of alternative and sustainable energies. .