James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation

OVERVIEW: The James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation supports education, youth, arts and culture, health, and human services mostly in New York and along the East Coast of the U.S.

FUNDING AREAS: Education, youth, arts and culture, health, human services

IP TAKE: The founder is still engaged in business, but this couple’s giving is expected to increase in the future with an emphasis on children and youth.

PROFILE: Established in 1996, the James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation is an independent foundation based in New York City. This is the foundation of the chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., James Dimon, and his wife. James Dimon was once a director of the New York Federal Reserve and has been included in Time Magazine’s annual lists of the most influential people. Meanwhile, Judith Dimon helped establish the National Center for Community Schools and has been involved in youth philanthropy. Grantmaking includes education, youth, arts and culture, health, and human services.

The foundation does not have a website to guide grantseekers. According to tax filings, the Dimon prioritizes supporting children and youth. The Dimon family has supported educational opportunities through the arts and also supported their alma maters. Past arts and culture grantees include the Gotham Chamber Orchestra and the New York Historical Society. The couple has also supported local health and human service organizations, such as the Goddard Riverside Community Center.

Foundation grants range between $5,000 and $300,000. Review the funder’s recent tax records to learn more about its local giving. The foundation’s giving is largely focused on New York and the East Coast of the U.S. The foundation does not publicly share its grantmaking guidelines.

This foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits, as it only funds pre-selected organizations. It is managed by JPMorgan Chase Bank, and the phone number for the foundation is 866-888-5157.


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