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The Middle Passage Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Middle Passage Foundation

1880 Century Park E., Ste. 1600

Los Angeles, CA United States 90067-1661

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $493

Total giving: $125,000

EIN

954247443

BRIDGE Number

3281561548

Background

Established in 1989 in CA - Founded by Tracy Chapman, a multi-platinum, singer-songwriter who won Grammy Awards for her songs "Give Me One Reason" and "Fast Car," and for Best New Artist and Best Contemporary Folk Recording. Some of her other known songs include "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution," "Baby Can I Hold You," "The Promise" and "Telling Stories."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to human service organizations, including human and civil rights.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Human services

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $493 (market value)

Gifts received: $125,000

Expenditures: $125,035

Total giving: $125,000

Qualifying distributions: $125,000

Giving activities include:

$125,000 for 16 grants (high: $25,000; low: $1,000)