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The Cher Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 02/07/2016
Last grant data update: 02/20/2016

At A Glance

The Cher Charitable Foundation, Inc.

501 Silverside Rd.,Ste.123

Wilmington, DE United States 19809-1377

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

200856879

BRIDGE Number

6788752602

Background

Established in 2004 in DE - Founded by Cherilyn "Cher" Sarkisian, a pop singer-songwriter, actress, director and record producer. She starred in a string of hit films including "Mask," "The Witches of Eastwick," and "Moonstruck", for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 1982, Cher made her Broadway debut in the play "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean," and performed the same role in the film adaptation of the play that same year. Her hit dance single "Believe" is her biggest-selling recording and she holds the Hot 100 record for the longest hit-making career span. With her late husband, Sony Bono, she won a Golden Globe Award for the variety show "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour." She has also won an Emmy Award, two additional Golden Globe Awards and a People's Choice Award.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for global services, particularly a fund-raising organization focused on international projects.