D & E Steinmetz Foundation: New York and Tri-State Funders

OVERVIEW:  The D & E Steinmetz Foundation’s grantmaking supports Jewish educational and religious organizations.

IP TAKE: The foundation lacks transparency, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities.

PROFILE: The D & E Steinmetz Foundation was established in 2000. It was founded by David and Esther Steinmetz of Brooklyn, New York, who keep a low profile. The foundation does not maintain a website, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities. According to tax filings, the foundation’s grantmaking supports Jewish educational and religious organizations.

Grants range from $360 to around $43,000. In a recent fiscal year, the foundation gave away approximately $140,000. Past grantees include Beth Chana School, Camp Rav Tov, Congregation Givas Pinchus, Congregation Mosdos Shopron, Congregation Tiferes Mordechai, and UTA School.

While the D & E Steinmetz Foundation keeps a low profile, it does accepts proposals. The foundation does not require a special form and does not have submission deadlines. Grantmaking is restricted to organizations with a religious purpose.

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CONTACT:

David Steinmetz
202 Keap Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211