Durfee Foundation


1453 Third Street, Suite 312
Santa Monica, CA90230
Organization Type: 
Public or Private Sector: 
Type of Funding Agency: 
Private Foundation
Type of Support: 
General Grantmaking
Individual Artists
Arts Organizations
Community and Social Justice Organizations
Restrictions on Grantmaking: 
Geographic by region.
Programs and Services: 

The Durfee Foundation is a family foundation that seeks to adhere to the values of their founders, Dorothy Durfee Avery and R. Stanton Avery, by rewarding individual initiative and leadership. The majority of their grantmaking focuses on the Los Angeles region where the Foundation builds partnerships with individuals and institutions that share their ideals of creativity, risk-taking, fiscal care, integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and continuous learning.