Non-profit

Marcy and Leona Chanin Foundation

Location:

PALM BEACH, FL

Tax ID:

23-7156719

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)-PF

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $302,973
Expenses: $421,424
Assets: $6,572,641

Formation:

1972

President:

Leona F. Chanin

The Marcy and Leona Chanin Foundation is a private foundation based in the state of Florida. Marcy Chanin, who is now deceased, was the president of Chanin Management, Inc., based out of New York, New York. Chanin Management specialized in the building of the art-deco stylized structures like the Chanin Building. Chanin Management also pioneered one of the nation’s first large malls. [1] Leona Chanin, Marcy Chanin’s widow, serves on board of the Hunter College Foundation and runs the Chanin Foundation today. The Marcy and Leona Chanin Foundation is  primarily active in Jewish philanthropy and the support of non-profit groups, some of which are left-of-center advocacy organizations. [2]

Grantmaking

The Chanin Foundation supports a myriad of left-of-center organizations in the United States. The Chanin Foundation supports groups like the University of California, Doctors without Borders, Habitat for Humanity, Planned Parenthood, the Southern Poverty Law Center, COPWatch, Natural Resources Defense Council, World Wildlife Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. [3]

Marcy Chanin

Marcy Chanin was the son of Irwin S. Chanin, an architect and builder in New York City. In 1988, Marcy took over Chanin Management after his father died.

Chanin retired shortly thereafter and was a prominent member of the American Jewish Congress in New York. In 1997, Marcy Chanin passed away. Mr. Chanin provided initial funding to form the Leona and Marcy Chanin Language Center at Hunter College in New York City. Chanin was also President of Chanin Management and the Chanin Construction Company. Chanin is listed as the founder of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. [4]

References

  1. “Leona and Marcy Chanin.” Hunter College. Accessed November 11, 2019. http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/chanin/about/leona-and-marcy-chanin. ^
  2. “Leona and Marcy Chanin.” Hunter College. Accessed November 11, 2019. http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/chanin/about/leona-and-marcy-chanin. ^
  3. “MARCY AND LEONA CHANIN FOUNDATION INC.” Grantmakers.io Profile – MARCY AND LEONA CHANIN FOUNDATION INC. Accessed November 11, 2019. https://www.grantmakers.io/profiles/v0/237156719-marcy-and-leona-chanin-foundation-inc/. ^
  4. “Paid Notice: Deaths CHANIN, MARCY.” The New York Times. The New York Times, March 12, 1997. https://www.nytimes.com/1997/03/12/classified/paid-notice-deaths-chanin-marcy.html. ^
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: May 1, 1972

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2015 Dec Form PF $302,973 $421,424 $6,572,641 $1 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form PF $307,426 $407,149 $6,691,092 $1 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form PF $334,048 $403,430 $6,790,815 $1 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form PF $365,048 $389,935 $6,860,197 $1 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form PF $356,297 $320,620 $6,885,084 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Marcy and Leona Chanin Foundation

    130 SUNRISE AVENUE
    PALM BEACH, FL 33480-3961