The Nell Newman Foundation


The Nell Newman Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to humanitarian, scientific and environmental action that foster a resilient and restorative planetary ecology.

All grants are awarded to organizations which are identified by The Foundation. We do not accept unsolicited grant proposals. The grants we do award are only for charitable, tax-exempt organizations.

The Nell Newman Foundation awards grants in ten core program areas: environment, education, arts & culture, religious, scientific, human services, emergency relief, animal welfare, and international affairs. The Foundation funds organizations working in the areas identified above based on specific goals and strategies outlined by the programs.

The Nell Newman Foundation is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) and is classified as a private foundation under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is wholly independent of Newman’s Own Organics, the Second Generation, Newman’s Own, Inc, and the Paul Newman Charitable Foundation.


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