EIN 13-6098464

The Scherman Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
Unknown
Year formed
1943
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Scherman Foundation nurtures excellent nonprofit organizations and leaders in the fields of community development, environment, reproductive justice, human rights, the arts, and governmental accountability.
Total revenues
$5,785,794
2019
Total expenses
$6,938,163
2019
Total assets
$112,217,491
2019
Num. employees
n/a

Program areas at The Scherman Foundation

No direct charitable activities

Grants made by The Scherman Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI)Peak Energy Alternative Kilowatts (Peak)$150,000
Fund for the City of New York (FCNY)Right To Counsel Coalition$144,000
New Economy ProjectGeneral Operating Support$142,000
...and 83 more grants made totalling $3,649,553

Who funds The Scherman Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Gunk FoundationCharitable Foundation, Grant for Congestion Pricing in Nyc$25,000

Personnel at The Scherman Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Mike PrattPresident and Executive Director
Catherine PorterDirector of Operations$99,480
Naiche ParkerGrants and Communications Manager$63,750
Mitchell PrattPresident , Treasurer$285,360

Financials for The Scherman Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$2,191,115
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,354,582
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,240,097
Total revenues$5,785,794

Form 990s for The Scherman Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-06-11990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-22990PFView PDF
2017-122019-02-02990PFView PDF
2016-122017-11-21990PFView PDF
2015-122016-09-29990PFView PDF
...and 4 more Form 990s
Data update history
April 7, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
October 20, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from The Gunk Foundation
November 30, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
June 15, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsPrivate foundationsPrivate non-operating foundationCharities
Issues
Human rightsCommunity improvementForeign affairsWorld peace
Characteristics
JewishReligiousProvides grantsConducts researchGrassroots organizingTax deductible donations
General information
Address
16 E 52nd St No 601
New York, NY 10022
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
New York County, NY
Website URL
scherman.org/ 
Phone
(212) 832-3086
IRS details
EIN
13-6098464
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
1943
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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