NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Broadway Producer
FUNDING AREAS: Arts & Culture
OVERVIEW: David Stone moves his philanthropy through the David Stone Charitable Foundation, which gave away around $3.3 million in a recent year. Stone strongly focuses on the arts via his foundation, particularly theater. He’s especially involved with Second Stage Theatre in New York.
BACKGROUND: David Stone graduated from University of Pennsylvania. He’s a prolific theater producer behind such hits as Wicked, If/Then, and The Diary of Anne Frank.
ARTS & CULTURE: David Stone is on the artistic board of Second Stage Theatre, which he’s strongly supported through the years. His foundation recently directed a seven-figure gift to the institution. He’s also on the board of the Broadway League and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Other grantees have included Casting Society of America, Theatre Development Fund, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, and Vineyard Arts Project Limited.
OTHER: While Stone primarily focuses on the arts via his foundation he’s also supported UJA Federation of New York and Family Equality Council. He also serves on the advisory board of V-Day, an initiative to end violence against women and girls, including transgender women and those who hold fluid identities.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect Stone’s steady support of select theater institutions in particular to continue.
The David Stone Charitable Foundation does not provide a clear avenue of contact but below is an address:
David Stone Charitable Foundation
200 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003