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Douglas Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Douglas Foundation

(formerly Douglas Charitable Foundation)

141 El Camino Dr., Ste. 209

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90212-2718

Telephone: (310) 274-5294


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $22,392,000

Total giving: $1,916,520





Additional Contact Information

Address for Letters of Inquiry: P.O. Box 50709, Santa Barbara, CA 93150, tel.: (805) 565-7700


Established in 1964 in CA - Founded by Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne Douglas. Kirk Douglas is a legendary film actor who was seventeenth on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Among his numerous films are "The Big Sky," "Spartacus" and "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral." In 1996, he received a special Oscar for "50 years as a moral and creative force in the motion picture community."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for improving the education and health, fostering the well-being, and developing new opportunities for children. Support also to medical research, equipment, and programs within the health system that strive to enhance the quality of care in local communities.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Performing arts
  • Theater
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Children

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $22,392,000 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,199,809

Total giving: $1,916,520

Qualifying distributions: $2,096,128