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Roger & Chaz Ebert Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 12/16/2016
Last grant data update: 05/27/2017

At A Glance

Roger & Chaz Ebert Foundation

108 W. Grand Ave.

Chicago, IL United States 60654-5206

Telephone: (312) 321-9700

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

593792097

BRIDGE Number

7193587625

Background

Established in 2004 in IL - Founded by the late Roger J. Ebert, who was a well-known film critic. He was known for his film review columns in the Chicago Sun-Times and online and for co-hosting two television programs: "Sneak Previews" and "Siskel & Ebert At The Movies." He was also the author of 15 books, including his annual movie yearbooks. In 1975, Ebert became the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for film criticism, and was also the first critic to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame