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The Carrie Louise Hamilton Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

The Carrie Louise Hamilton Foundation

5900 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2300

Los Angeles, CA United States 90036

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $492,617

Total giving: $16,000

EIN

352167385

BRIDGE Number

5340573976

Background

Established in 2002 in CA - Founded by Carol Burnett, an award-winning actress, comedienne, singer, dancer and writer. She starred in "The Carol Burnett Show," which won twenty-three Emmy Awards. In addition to appearing in such films as "The Four Seasons," "Annie" and "Noises Off," she also appeared on Broadway in "Fade Out - Fade In," "Moon Over Buffalo," and "Once Upon a Mattress," for which she received her first Tony Award nomination. In 1985, Burnett was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was a recipient of the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors and in 2005 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former president George W. Bush.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education, and to a festival for young playwrights.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Arts services
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Performing arts
  • Performing arts education
  • Playwriting
  • Theater
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $492,617 (market value)

Expenditures: $22,553

Total giving: $16,000

Qualifying distributions: $16,000