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Mike Curb Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

Mike Curb Family Foundation

48 Music Sq. E.

Nashville, TN United States 37203-4323

Telephone: 6153215180

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment; Politics

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-07-31)

Assets: $23,724,658

Total giving: $1,775,388






Established in 1998 in TN - Founded by Mike Curb, a musician and founder of Curb Records, an independent record label, which has had success with artists such as Lou Rawls, Gloria Gaynor, the Righteous Brothers, and The Four Seasons. It has also attained success with many country music artists, such as Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes, Hank Williams, Jr., and Wynonna. Curb also served as Lieutenant Governor of California from 1979-1983.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher and other education, as well as for social services, and to a Baptist church.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs in the form providing and upgrading spaces leased at a nominal rent to organizations, including to a university for its graduate programs, and to a museum.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Baptist
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-07-31

Assets: $23,724,658 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,271,715

Total giving: $1,775,388

Qualifying distributions: $2,091,243