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Charlotte Cushman Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to supporting the theatrical dramatic arts in the Greater Philadelphia, PA, area, and provides grants to qualified nonprofit theaters and groups for actors and actresses in staged productions.


Established in PA - The foundation was created by the former members of The Charlotte Cushman Club. The Club was formed in 1907 by Lydia Elliot Morris and her friends in response to a need for respectable, inexpensive, safe and convenient lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters.


Charlotte Cushman Foundation

Independent foundation



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P.O. Box 40037 Philadelphia, PA United States 19106

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