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H. van Ameringen Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

H. van Ameringen Foundation

37 W. 12th St., No. 11E

New York City, NY United States 10011-8541

Telephone: (212) 255-0102

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $47,640,372

Total giving: $14,564,550






Established in 1967 in NY - The foundation is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement.

Purpose and Activities

Funding for programs in HIV/AIDS, gay and lesbian issues, sentencing reform (prison reform), and legalization of medical and legal marijuana.

Fields of Interest

  • Antidiscrimination
  • Corrections and penology
  • Housing development
  • Human rights
  • LGBTQ rights
  • Mental health care
  • Senior services
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • LGBTQ people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with diseases and illnesses
  • People with HIV/AIDS

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $47,640,372 (market value)

Gifts received: $15,098,867

Expenditures: $14,577,503

Total giving: $14,564,550

Qualifying distributions: $14,574,777

Giving activities include:

$14,564,550 for grants