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Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/17/2017
Last grant data update: 05/06/2017

At A Glance

Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

(also known as Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation)

2121 Ave. of the Stars, Ste. 3000

Los Angeles, CA United States 90067-5058

Telephone: (310) 954-5000

URL: www.broadfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

954686318

BRIDGE Number

8424652661

Background

Established in 1999 in CA; As of Jan 1, 2007, the Eli & Edythe L. Broad Foundation merged into the Broad Foundation - Founded by Eli Broad and his wife Edythe. Mr. Broad is co-founder of the company Kaufman & Broad (KB Home), a homebuilding company based in the United States, founded in 1957. It was the first company to be traded on the NYSE as a home builder and it is a Fortune 500 company. He is also founder of the financial retirement company SunAmerica, which later merged with the American International Group (AIG). Eli and Edythe Broad have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts.