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The Manton Foundation


Last profile update: 01/11/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

The Manton Foundation

270 Park Ave., 16th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10017-2014

Telephone: (212) 464-2350

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor




Established in 1991 in NY - Founded by the late Sir Edwin Manton, an important figure in the development of what was to become the insurance giant American International Group, Inc. (AIG). He served as its President from 1942-1969, and its Chair. from 1969-1975. Following his passing in 2005, the foundation was the recipient of over $590 million in funds from his estate.