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Lear Family Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 04/13/2018
Last grant data update: 05/07/2018

At A Glance

Lear Family Foundation, Inc.

100 N. Crescent Dr., Ste. 120

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90210-5427

Telephone: 3103854087

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established in 1997 in CA - Founded by Norman Lear, a television writer and producer who has worked on such shows as "All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "Maude," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons," "One Day at a Time," "Diff'rent Strokes," "The Facts of Life," and "Who's the Boss?" He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1984, and had a National Medal of Arts conferred onto him in 1999 by then-president Bill Clinton. In 1981 Lear went on to found People For the American Way, a prominent civil liberties organization

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, higher education, health and human services.