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Center for Alternative


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Center for Alternative

, United States

Telephone: (212) 768-4500

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment; Politics

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $84

Total giving: $10,000






Established in MI - Founded by Michael Moore, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker, author, and political commentator. He first became famous for his controversial film "Roger & Me," a documentary about what happened to Flint, Michigan, after General Motors closed its factories. In 2002, he won the Academy Award for Documentary Feature for "Bowling for Columbine." He is also the director and producer of "Fahrenheit 9/11," "Sicko" and "Capitalism: A Love Story." Among his television work are "TV Nation" and "The Awful Truth." He is also the author of three best-selling books: "Downsize This!," "Stupid White Men" and "Dude, "Where's My Country?"

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to Flint, MI, area students. Grants to filmmakers whose projects focus on civil justice issues.

Fields of Interest

  • Antidiscrimination
  • Arts and culture
  • Communication media
  • Community and economic development
  • Human rights
  • Information and Communications

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $84 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,400

Expenditures: $10,020

Total giving: $10,000

Qualifying distributions: $10,000