Rosenthal Family Foundation: Grants for Human Rights

OVERVIEW: The Rosenthal Family Foundation’s human rights support tends to fund large international organizations conducting broad-based rights work around the world. 

IP TAKE: This is a fairly approachable funder, but smaller organizations will compete with larger international organizations to gain Rosenthal’s funding attentions.  

PROFILE: The Rosenthal Family Foundation does not operate a website and while its board members do receive some compensation, the foundation does not employ a formal staff. Rosenthal backs a variety of human rights outfits and does not appear to prioritize specific underrepresented groups in its funding. Rosenthal awards a majority of its funds to larger national organizations such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Rescue Committee. 

Grant amounts are modest and typically range from $1,000 to $10,000, but most awards fall between $1,000 to $5,000. The foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications and requests for funding. It also does not offer any specific formats for submissions nor does it have deadlines for applications. Grant applications should be addressed to the attention of Nancy Stephens.

PEOPLE:

  • Nancy Stephens Rosenthal, President and Trustee
  • Jamie Wolf, Secretary and Trustee
  • Rick Rosenthal, Treasurer and Trustee

CONTACT:

Rosenthal Family Foundation

Attention: Nancy Stephens

2777 Summer Street

Stamford, Connecticut 06905

(203) 325-9900