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The James S. & Merryl H. Tisch Foundation, Inc.


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

At A Glance

The James S. & Merryl H. 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






Established in 1992 in DE and NY - Founded by the late Laurence A. Tisch, and James S., 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, and children and youth services; funding also for the arts, health associations, social services, and Jewish organizations.