About Us

The Reisman foundation is pro-active in seeking grant proposals from qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations as well as accepting unsolicited proposals.


An initial letter of inquiry should be brief and must be submitted on the organization letterhead (or attached in the Contact Us form here). The initial letter of inquiry should include:

  • Organization Name
  • Street Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • Website
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Title
  • Email Address
  • The background of the organization
  • A description of the proposed project detailing the time and anticipated outcomes
  • A detailed project budget


Our preferred method of initial contact is through email which will allow the organization to include attachments to provide the required information.


The Reisman Foundation will contact the organization with a response and further instructions as required.


Should you have a question about our foundation and its grants program please contact us:

  • Phone: 315-251-2900
  • Fax: 315-251-2903
  • Email: info@reismanfoundation.org
  • Mail:
    Reisman Foundation
    PO Box 130
    DeWitt, New York 13214.

The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation

The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation was founded in 1991 to continue the Reisman's long cherished tradition of giving.


The Foundation is governed by federal tax law and accordingly disburses funds to tax exempt (501(c)(3)) organizations approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).


The Foundation makes grants primarily in the areas of

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human Services