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Steve Martin Charitable Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/17/2017
Last grant data update: 07/08/2017

At A Glance

Steve Martin Charitable Foundation

(formerly Roger's & Betty's Charitable Foundation)

10960 Wilshire Blvd., No. 1900

Los Angeles, CA United States 90024-3702

Telephone: 3104449044

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

954656545

BRIDGE Number

2746096849

Background

Established in 1997 in CA - Founded by Steve Martin, an actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician, and composer. His film work includes "The Jerk," "Pennies from Heaven," "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid," "The Man with Two Brains," and "Roxanne." His comedy albums "Let's Get Small" and "A Wild and Crazy Guy," each received a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. He wrote the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" and a novella "Shopgirl" which was a New York Times bestseller. In 2005, he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, as well as the Kennedy Center Honors in recognition of his lifetime of contributions to American culture in 2007. In 2013, he was awarded an Academy Honorary Award.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts; some funding also for research in hearing.