Name of Foundation: Edward W. Hazen Foundation
Location: New York, N.Y.
Contact info: www.hazenfoundation.org Phone: (212) 889-3034
Coverage Area: National
Subject Area: Education, Youth Development
Assets: $21 million (2011)
Last Year Total Giving: $1.6 million (2011)
In a nutshell:
Edward W. Hazen, an executive with the Curtis Publishing Company of Philadelphia, and later a Connecticut state senator, established the Foundation in 1925. At its inception, Edward Hazen focused on education and development of young people.
The Foundation has continued the vision of its founder, always keeping youth as the focus, despite changing social issues. Today, one of the foundation focuses is on organizing youth and communities of color to advocate for the end to structural inequities due to race and class. They also fund programs that address equity and achievement in public education, with special attention given to youth led projects.
How to Apply:
the Foundation will periodically issue Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Calls for Letters of Inquiry (LOI). Organizations that wish to receive a RFP should call the Foundation and leave a message on voicemail extension #7 or submit a request with organizational contact information at the contact us page of the website or send email to haze[email protected] (subject: RFP Request). For more details, click here.
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