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The Bob & Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 02/05/2016
Last grant data update: 02/27/2016

At A Glance

The Bob & Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation

2600 W. Olive Ave., 5th Fl.

Burbank, CA United States 91505

Telephone: (818) 333-5067

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

956048629

BRIDGE Number

7120763273

Background

Established in 1953 in CA - Founded by the late Lester T. "Bob" Hope, who was a comedian, theater, radio, motion picture and television entertainer. He is best known for films such as "My Favorite Brunette" and the "Road to..." series of movies. Hope served as host of the Academy Awards ceremony 14 times, and was the winner of 4 honorary awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hope did nearly 60 tours with the United Service Organizations (USO) to entertain American troops abroad.