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Washington Square Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-23

At A Glance

Washington Square Fund

FDR Station, P.O. Box 7938

New York City, NY United States 10150-7938

Telephone: 2126971000

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $3,844,922

Total giving: $221,000






Established in 1969 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Grants for child welfare, youth agencies, families, welfare and social programs, education about health, teenage pregnancy prevention, guidance of troubled teenagers, and family planning and counseling. Preference is for pilot and special projects, usually of 2 to 3 years duration; emergency funding provided for ongoing programs.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Family planning
  • Family services
  • Human services
  • Youth development
  • Youth services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female children and youth
  • Female young adults
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male young adults
  • Students
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $3,844,922 (market value)

Gifts received: $11,500

Expenditures: $288,207

Total giving: $221,000

Qualifying distributions: $238,088