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Vital Projects Fund, Inc.

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

Vital Projects Fund, Inc.

375 Park Ave., Ste. 1602

New York City, NY United States 10152-1600

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $315,148,082

Total giving: $12,718,000

EIN

133711340

BRIDGE Number

7628293030

Background

Established in 1992 in NY, funded in 2006 - The fund was established from a bequest of Horace W. Goldsmith and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

Purpose and Activities

The fund primarily supports cultural programs, including performing arts and museums, support also for hospitals, and higher education.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Dance
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Homeless services
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • International development
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Natural resources
  • Rehabilitation
  • Theater
  • Visual arts
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Incarcerated people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $315,148,082 (market value)

Expenditures: $14,226,736

Total giving: $12,718,000

Qualifying distributions: $13,304,634

Giving activities include:

$12,718,000 for 123 grants (high: $1,000,000; low: $10,000)