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Waterston Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Waterston Family Foundation

170 Avery Rd.

Garrison, NY United States 10524-4103

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,198,201

Total giving: $580,350






Established in 2007 in NY - Founded by Samuel "Sam" and Lynn Waterston. Sam Waterston is an actor best known for his role as "Jack McCoy" on the NBC television series "Law and Order" which earned him three Emmy Award nominations. In 1993, Waterston received a Golden Globe Award for his role in the television series "I'll Fly Away," and in 1984, he received an Academy Award for his role in the film "The Killing Fields." Mr. Waterston is also known for his work in the Broadway plays "A Walk in the Woods," "Benefactors," "Lunch Hour," and "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" for which he won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,198,201 (market value)

Expenditures: $580,570

Total giving: $580,350

Qualifying distributions: $580,350