EIN 06-6036761

The Dana Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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To develop a better understanding of the brain and its functions, to speed the discovery of treatments for brain disorders, and to combat the stigma of brain disorders through education.
Also known as...
Charles A Dana Foundation Incorporated
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Program areas at The Dana Foundation

Communications -website: The Foundation's website features information about The organization; grants information; occasional stories and fact sheets on neuroscience; publications; links to social media; and The ability to subscribe to The Foundation's monthly newsletter. The brain awareness week website offers partners and The public access to The international calendar of events; free downloadable materials and educational resources; and information about The annual campaign.social media: communications staff schedule and post regularly on The Foundation's six social media platforms. Posts promote The Foundation, Foundation grants and grantmaking programs, its partners' initiatives, and provides resources to The public. Occasionally staff use paid promotion on The platforms to reach targeted audiences.
Grants administration -The Foundation administers programs to support its neuroscience and society focus, through The specifically designed objectives established by The Foundation's board of directors. The Foundation's principal interest is in neuroscience and society, but also supports qualified civic and cultural organizations and maintains A matching charitable gifts program for its employees.

Grants made by The Dana Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI)General Operating Support$1,402,004
Harvard UniversityNeuroscience$250,060
The Hastings CenterNeuroscience$242,000
...and 116 more grants made totalling $4,047,995

Personnel at The Dana Foundation

Caroline Montojo, Ph.D.President; Chief Executive Officer$356,250
Geraldine AmeraTreasurer$213,750
Geri AmeraChief Operating Officer; Treasurer
Jim RuttChief Information Officer
Ann WhitmanDirector of Communications
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for The Dana Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$1,003,152
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,159,568
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,492,859
Total revenues$4,655,579

Form 990s for The Dana Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-14990PFView PDF
2021-122022-10-27990PFView PDF
2020-122021-11-02990PFView PDF
2019-122021-05-04990PFView PDF
2018-122019-12-18990PFView PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 21, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2022
January 1, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
November 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
July 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2021
June 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2020
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General information
1270 Ave of the Americas 12th F
New York, NY 10020
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Website URL
(212) 223-4040
IRS details
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Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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