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The Farrah Fawcett Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/24/2017
Last grant data update: 08/12/2017

At A Glance

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation

P.O. Box 6478

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90212-1478

Telephone: 3102777351

URL: www.thefarrahfawcettfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

208076177

BRIDGE Number

4195457591

Background

Established in 2010 - Founded in the name of the late Farrah Fawcett, an actress who co-starred in the television series "Charlie's Angels" from 1976 to 1980. Fawcett also starred in the movies "Extremities" (which was based on the off-Broadway play in which she also starred), "The Apostle," as well as the made-for-television movies "The Burning Bed" and "Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story." In 2006, she was diagnosed with cancer, and before her death in 2009, she co-produced the Emmy-nominated documentary "Farrah's Story," which chronicled her life as a cancer patient

Purpose and Activities

The organization aims to provide funding for alternative methods of cancer research, clinical trials, prevention, and awareness with an emphasis on anal and pediatric cancers.