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The Wunderkinder Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

The Wunderkinder Foundation

(formerly Max Charitable Foundation)

11400 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 550

Los Angeles, CA United States 90064-1551

Telephone: (310) 481-3513

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $197,579

Total giving: $9,572,835

EIN

954016320

BRIDGE Number

4024019467

Background

Established in 1985 in CA - Founded by Steven A. Spielberg, a film director, screenwriter and producer. Mr. Spielberg is co-owner of DreamWorks. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for "Schindler's List" and for "Saving Private Ryan." Among his box office record breaking films are "Jaws," "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" and "Jurassic Park." "Life" named him the most influential person of his generation and at the end of the twentieth century "Time" listed him as one of the "100 Most Important People of the Century."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to the arts, education, war memorials and veterans' organizations, and Jewish organizations; giving also for human services, with an emphasis on children and medical research.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Judaism
  • National defense
  • Natural resources
  • War memorials
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • American Indians
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • LGBTQ people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $197,579 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,387,244

Expenditures: $10,048,038

Total giving: $9,572,835

Qualifying distributions: $9,572,835