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The Farrah Fawcett Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation

P.O. Box 6478

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90212-1478

Telephone: 3102777351


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $8,996,467

Total giving: $347,000






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.

Fields of Interest

  • Cancers

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $8,996,467 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,884,186

Expenditures: $643,824

Total giving: $347,000

Qualifying distributions: $347,000

Giving activities include:

$347,000 for 8 grants (high: $250,000; low: $5,000)