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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

Profile

Last profile update: 01/25/2017
Last grant data update: 01/14/2017

At A Glance

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

7 Park Center Ct.

Owings Mills, MD United States 21117-4200

Telephone: (410) 654-8500

URL: www.hjweinbergfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

526037034

BRIDGE Number

2307256160

Background

Incorporated in 1959 in MD - Founded by Harry Weinberg and his wife, Jeanette. The late Harry Weinberg was actively involved in real estate and other business pursuits throughout many areas of the United States, with primary concentrations in several of the Hawaiian Islands, Baltimore, Maryland and Scranton, Pennsylvania. For portions of the 1950s and 1960s, he headed a diverse intra-urban transportation empire, owning mass transit bus lines in New York, Scranton, Dallas, and Honolulu. He accumulated an even larger fortune in securities and real estate. At the time of his death in 1990, he was the largest single real estate investor in Hawaii. His late wife, Jeanette, was an avid painter and philanthropist.

Purpose and Activities

Support for programs and direct services (including general operating grants) and capital projects that assist low-income and vulnerable individuals and families primarily located in Maryland, Hawaii, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Israel and the Former Soviet Union.