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Jerry Lee Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

Jerry Lee Foundation

225 City Ave.

Bala-Cynwyd, PA United States 19004-1704

Telephone: (610) 538-1225


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $29,669

Total giving: $35,000





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Heather Crosby:


Established in 1996 in PA - Founded by Jerry Lee, President and Owner of the last independent major metropolitan area top-ranked radio station, B101 (WBEB-FM) Philadelphia. In 1982, he created the Broadcast Industry Council to Improve American Productivity. In 1987, he received the President's Private Sector Initiative Award from President Ronald Reagan on behalf of The Broadcast Productivity Council. In the same year, he became Chair. of the Committee on Local Radio Audience Measurement. He was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2004, and in 2008, he was named a "Giant of Broadcasting" by the Library of American Broadcasting.

Purpose and Activities

Giving limited for research in education and criminology.

Fields of Interest

  • Education

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $29,669 (market value)

Gifts received: $40,000

Expenditures: $48,922

Total giving: $35,000

Qualifying distributions: $48,922

Giving activities include:

$35,000 for 3 grants (high: $20,000; low: $5,000)