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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education.


Established in 1997 in VA. The foundation became active in 2000 - Founded by the late Jack Kent Cooke who was a businessman, sportsman, and philanthropist. His most well-known business interests included ownership of professional sports teams such as the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, and the NFL's Washington Redskins. He also owned a thoroughbred racing farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Numbered among his other businesses were newspapers, magazines, radio stations, cable television, and real estate holdings, including the Chrysler Building in New York City.


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Independent foundation




44325 Woodridge Parkway Lansdowne Town Center, VA United States 20176-5297

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