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The Alice M. & Thomas J. Tisch Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-06-03

At A Glance

The Alice M. & Thomas J. Tisch Foundation, Inc.

655 Madison Ave., 11th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10065-8043

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $53,799,809

Total giving: $14,379,881






Established in 1992 in NY and DE - Founded by the late Laurence A. Tisch, and Thomas J., and Wilma S. Tisch. Laurence A. Tisch was co-owner of Loews Corporation and proceeded to diversify the business to include a hotel chain, a tobacco company, an insurance firm, and an offshore drilling company. He was also the C.E.O. of CBS television network from 1986 to 1995. His son, James S. Tisch, is currently President and C.E.O. of Loews Corporation.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, arts, health services, youth services, and Jewish agencies and temples.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
  • Performing arts
  • Public policy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students
  • Associations
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $53,799,809 (market value)

Gifts received: $9,654,089

Expenditures: $14,431,328

Total giving: $14,379,881

Qualifying distributions: $14,388,937

Giving activities include:

$14,379,881 for 106 grants (high: $6,000,000; low: $1,000)