Oliver and Elizabeth Stanton

NET WORTH: Unknown

SOURCE OF WEALTH: Transammonia

JEWISH FUNDING AREAS: Community, Education, Israel

OVERVIEW:  Oliver Stanton and his wife Elizabeth move their philanthropy through the Elizabeth and Oliver Stanton Foundation. They support the Jewish community, primarily in the Northeast and in Israel.  

BACKGROUND: Oliver Stanton graduated from Tufts University. He joined Transammonia, a fertilizer and petrochemical company founded by his late father, Ronald.

ISSUES:

COMMUNITY & EDUCATION: Grantees include Yeshiva University, UJA Federation, U.S. Holocaust Museum, Institute for Jewish Ideals & Ideals, Tufts Hillel, and Congregation Shearith Israel.

ISRAEL: The Stantons have supported the Gimmel Foundation, “a New York City and Israel based non-profit foundation, which funds projects and programs aimed at improving Jewish education and Jewish identity in the Southern region of Israel”; and Chamah, an “international humanitarian organization, dedicated to providing food for the elderly and hungry, medical assistance for the ill, and education for the young in Russia, Israel and the United States.”

LOOKING FORWARD: Expect the Stantons to stick with their interest areas.

CONTACT:

The Elizabeth and Oliver Stanton Foundation
320 Park Ave.
New York City, NY 10022