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The Weinig Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-03-11

At A Glance

The Weinig Foundation, Inc.

(also known as Read a Recipe for Literacy)

25 Sutton Pl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-2453

Telephone: 8455070707


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $2,093,740

Total giving: $101,500





Additional Contact Information

Alternate Address: 19670 Beach Road 615A , Jupiter, FL, 33469


Established in 1995 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The Weinig Foundation focuses on education. Among other activities, the foundation supports literacy programs (see: www.Readarecipeflorliteracy,org) The Weinig Foundation works in partnership with local public libraries. Foundation-sponsored programs are held at the libraries; additionally, the foundation promotes the use of libraries by the 'reluctant user' and those whose first language is not English. The Foundation also supports education via Traveling Fellowships.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Read a Recipe for Literacy

This is an outreach literacy program.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Natural history museums
  • University education
International Interests
  • Israel
  • Italy
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $2,093,740 (market value)

Expenditures: $131,761

Total giving: $101,500

Qualifying distributions: $131,761