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The Speranza Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

The Speranza Foundation

302 A W. 12th St., Ste. 103

New York City, NY United States 10014-7906

Telephone: (212) 206-6314


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $45,206

Total giving: $303,500





Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts; grants also to individuals in order to: 1) provide funds for future projects in the arts; or 2) recognize excellence and outstanding achievement in the arts.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Female Filmmaker Award

This program celebrates women who are using film to amplify important stories. The film tells the story of Afghan photojournalists fighting to reclaim their country's identity after a devastating media blackout was lifted. .

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to individuals to provide funds for future projects in the arts, or recognize excellence and outstanding achievement in the arts.

Media for Impact

In partnership with Creative Visions Foundation, this fund provides grants to media and arts projects that raise awareness of important social issues and can realize real-world quantifiable and sustainable impact. Through Creative Visions Foundation, the foundation supports the work of 75 Creative Activists media and arts projects around the world focusing on 5 areas of social impact: human rights, youth and education, gender equality, environment, and health and wellbeing .

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Christianity
  • Film and video
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Religion
Population Groups
  • Christians
  • Female children and youth
  • Females

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $45,206 (market value)

Gifts received: $350,000

Expenditures: $345,356

Total giving: $303,500

Qualifying distributions: $303,500

Giving activities include:

$250,000 for 2 grants (high: $200,000; low: $50,000)

$53,500 for 5 grants to individuals (high: $21,500; low: $1,000)