About Wallace

The Wallace Foundation​

Based in New York City, The Wallace Foundation is a philanthropy working nationally to answer important questions that, if solved, could help strengthen practices and policies within a field.

Our mission is to foster improvements in learning and enrichment for disadvantaged children and the vitality of the arts for everyone.
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We trace our history back more than half a century to DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace.
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Our audited financial statements and transparency and accountability practices are posted online.
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Meet the board of directors and staff of The Wallace Foundation.
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We describe our grants, research and initiative strategies in our annual reports.
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Our searchable database contains the names and locations of grantees going back some 25 years, and the size and purpose of their grants.
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View job openings and instructions for how to apply for positions at Wallace.
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