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Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund

(formerly Dolby Family Foundation)

3340 Jackson St.

San Francisco, CA United States 94118-2019

Telephone: (415) 563-3646

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $149,529,548

Total giving: $5,347,150

EIN

912159332

BRIDGE Number

2539387772

Background

Established in 2002 in CA - Founded by the late Ray Dolby, an engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR. He was the founder and director emeritus of Dolby Laboratories and was co-inventor of the video tape recording process.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI to a documentary film about a woman's struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Orchestral music
  • Performing arts
  • Performing arts education
  • Reproductive rights
  • Theater

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $149,529,548 (market value)

Gifts received: $8,000,000

Expenditures: $5,821,153

Total giving: $5,347,150

Qualifying distributions: $5,355,403