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Union Square Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-29

At A Glance

Union Square Fund

685 3rd Ave.

New York City, NY United States 10017-8408

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $62,253,648

Total giving: $1,620,893






Established in 1997 in NY - The Union Square Awards are a project of The Tides Center. The Awards were named for the park on 14th St. in New York, NY, a historic gathering place where since the 19th century, New Yorkers have organized and spoken out about major social issues. Known as a forum for the poor and disenfranchised, Union Square is identified with strong commitments and highlights the essential qualities embodied in the award

Fields of Interest

  • Communication media
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Film and video
  • Information and Communications
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $62,253,648 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,710,851

Total giving: $1,620,893

Qualifying distributions: $1,803,474