Pussycat Foundation

Pussycat Foundation Overview

Pussycat Foundation is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 2010. According to its NTEE Classification (T23) the organization is classified as: Private Operating Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Pussycat Foundation generated $3.5m in total revenue. This represents a relatively dramatic decline in revenue. Over the past 5 years, the organization has seen revenues fall by an average of (37.1%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $13.6m during the year ending 12/2019. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2014, Pussycat Foundation has awarded 87 individual grants totaling $54,041,819. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990PF Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP:THE FOUNDATION'S MISSION THROUGH ITS SUPPORT OF THE BOLD WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK, THE BOLD THEATER WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CIRCLE,AND GLASSBREAKER FILMS, IS FOCUSED ON EMPOWERING WOMEN AND DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP AMONG WOMEN ACROSS A WIDE VARIETY OF INDUSTRIES AND CAREER PHASES. OUR PROGRAMS MAY PROVIDE FINANCIAL AID, EDUCATIONAL POSSIBILITIES, FELLOWSHIPS, AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH FOUNDATION SUPPORT.


YOUTH AND EDUCATION:THE FOUNDATION'S MISSION THROUGH ITS SUPPORT OF THE VARIOUS BRIDGEUP PROGRAMS IS TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL AND EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW INCOME AND/OR UNDERSERVED YOUTH THROUGH GRANTS IN THE FIELDS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ACADEMICS, SPORTS, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, AND THE ARTS. THESE IN AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL PROGRAMS ARE MEANT TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT NEW ENDEAVORS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR INNOVATIVE AND TRANSFORMATIVE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT.


EMPOWERING INNOVATION:THE FOUNDATION'S MISSION THROUGH ITS FUNDING OF MAGIC GENIUS GRANTS AND OTHER TRANSFORMATIVE PROJECTS IS TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED A COMMITMENT TO SOLVING CHALLENGES ACROSS DIFFERENT FIELDS OR HAVE PROVEN TO BE LEADERS IN THEIR COMMUNITY. GRANT RECIPIENTS MUST USE THE FUNDS TO PURSUE AND BRING TO FRUITION THEIR BRILLIANT AND TRANSFORMATIVE IDEAS.


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Pussycat Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

Pussycat Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Steinberg Shebairo Llp
$123,408
Arthur Maerlender
$100,000
Netlyst Llc
$56,250
Aubrey Aden-buie
$50,000
Susan Baldridge
$50,000
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar $0
Interest on Savings $0
Dividends & Interest $1,077,652
Net Rental Income$0
Net Gain on Sale of Assets $2,442,082
Capital Gain Net Income $2,442,082
Net ST Capital Gain $142,268
Income Modifications $0
Profit on Inventory Sales $0
Other Income -$128
Total Revenue $3,519,606

Pussycat Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Pussycat Foundation has awarded $12,678,778 in support to 20 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

CARDINAL HAYES HIGH SCHOOL

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Bronx, NY

PURPOSE: BRIDGEUP + OUT GRANT - TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTARY SUPPORT AND RESOURCES; ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL SUPPORT TO NEW YORK CITY YOUTH THROUGHOUT THEIR HIGH SCHOOOL CAREER AND BEYOND.

$1,394,000

NORTHERN STAGE COMPANY

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White River Junction, VT

PURPOSE: BOLD THEATER WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CIRCLE GRANT - TO CREATE A NETWORK OF WOMEN ARTISTIC DIRECTORS IN THEATER LEADERSHIP WHO IN TURN WILL SUPPORT WOMEN WRITERS, DIRECTORS, DESIGNERS, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PIECES OF MUSICAL THEATER.

$1,350,000

Ithaca, NY

PURPOSE: BOLD WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK GRANT - TO ESTABLISH AND FUND THE BOLD SCHOLARS NETWORK PROGRAM AT ITHACA COLLEGE, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT YOUNG WOMEN WITHIN HIGHER EDUCATION.

$1,158,750

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK CAMPUS

PURPOSE: BOLD WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK GRANT - TO ESTABLISH AND FUND THE BOLD SCHOLARS NETWORK PROGRAM AT RUTGERS UNIVERISTY-NEWARK CAMPUS, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT YOUNG WOMEN WITHIN HIGHER EDUCATION.

$1,158,750

COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE

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Albany, NY

PURPOSE: BOLD WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK GRANT - TO ESTABLISH AND FUND THE BOLD SCHOLARS NETWORK PROGRAM AT THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT YOUNG WOMEN WITHIN HIGHER EDUCATION.

$1,158,750

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE

PURPOSE: BOLD WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK GRANT - TO ESTABLISH AND FUND THE BOLD SCHOLARS NETWORK PROGRAM AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT YOUNG WOMEN WITHIN HIGHER EDUCATION.

$1,158,750
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