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The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation promotes the K-12 learning process through diverse and innovative media to connect and inspire positive change in all areas of education.

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Established as a company-sponsored operating foundation in 1993 in CA - Founded by George W. Lucas, Jr. a film director and producer who is the founder of Lucasfilm. Lucas is best-known for producing, directing, and writing the screenplay for the 1977 film “Star Wars” and three of its prequels: “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith.” He also wrote the screenplays for “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Return of the Jedi,” and the Indiana Jones movies. Lucas also founded the Academy Award-winning motion picture visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm was sold to The Walt Disney Company in 2012. George Lucas has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy

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The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Company-sponsored foundation, Operating foundation

EIN

680065687

Location

3838 Lucas Valley Road Nicasio, CA United States 94946

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