EIN 13-1635303

Russell Sage Foundation

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The Russell Sage Foundation is an American philanthropic foundation that primarily funds research relating to income inequality. Located in New York City, it is a research center and a funding source for studies by scholars at other academic and research institutions. The foundation also publishes, under its own imprint, the books that derive from the work of its grantees and visiting scholars. The foundation focuses on labor markets, immigration and ethnicity, and social inequality in the United States, as well as behavioral economics.
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Program areas at Russell Sage Foundation

Visiting scholar program - eighteen full year scholars, two half-year scholars, one half-year journalist and one half year researcher were provided with offices at the Foundation to conduct research, hold meetings & conduct seminars on various social science topics, including significant involvement awards related to the program.
Research projects program - provided direct support of social science research working with various universities. Activity also includes development costs related to evaluation and expansion of potential research in social science disciplines, including significant involvement grants related to the program.
Publications - published three books and four journal issues during the fiscal year on various topics in social science. Direct publishing costs of $361,345 have been excluded.
Book publishing is the Foundation's main form of public outreach, i.e.
The dissemination of the results of the Foundation's research to the
Academic community and the general public

Grants made by Russell Sage Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The University of Chicago (UChicago)Are Alternative Work Arrangements the Future of (Part-Time) Work?$174,725
Boston CollegeHow Social Protection Policies and Institutions Contribute To Older Immig...$174,423
New York University (NYU)Identifying the Effects of Proposed Public Charge Rules on the Well-Being...$154,364
...and 78 more grants made totalling $3,725,772

Who funds Russell Sage Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationUs Poverty and Mobility Analysis$664,745
The JPB FoundationIntegrating Biology and Social Science Knowledge$250,000
Alfred P Sloan FoundationTo Publish A Special Volume of the Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences on Labor Market Trends and Their Economic Implications$50,000
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at Russell Sage Foundation

William MoonChief Financial Officer$250,000
Claire GabrielChief Information Officer$188,000
Sheldon DanzigerPresident, Russell Sage Foundation$609,000
David HaproffDirector of Communications$209,000
Ivan RamosDirector of Administration$205,000
...and 2 more key personnel

Financials for Russell Sage Foundation

RevenuesFYE 08/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$140,000
Investment income and dividends$7,101,970
Net rental income$85,200
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$29,902,865
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$583,127
Total revenues$37,481,294

Form 990s for Russell Sage Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-082021-06-03990PFView PDF
2019-082020-11-06990PFView PDF
2018-082019-08-13990PFView PDF
2017-082018-04-10990PFView PDF
2016-082017-08-17990PFView PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 7, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2020
April 12, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
April 12, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
March 30, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $32,500 from Russell Sage Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $664,745 from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Social sciences
Provides grantsConducts researchTax deductible donations
General information
112 E 64th St
New York, NY 10065
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 750-6000
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IRS details
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Form 990-PF
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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