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Ray of Light Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Ray of Light Foundation

10960 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Fl.

Los Angeles, CA United States 90024-3702

Telephone: (310) 277-4657

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $12,500,478

Total giving: $1,804,798

EIN

954716881

BRIDGE Number

1175685791

Background

Established in 1998 in CA - Founded by Madonna Ciccone, (professionally known as Madonna). In 2007, Guinness World Records listed her as the world’s most successful female recording artist of all time and she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. She had a series of hit singles from her studio albums “Like A Virgin” and “True Blue” that established her as a pop icon. The National Association of Recording Merchandisers and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listed “Like A Virgin” as one of the Definitive 200 Albums of All Time. She has also co-starred in the films "Desperately Seeking Susan," "A League of Their Own," and "Evita." Madonna also made her Broadway debut in 1988, in the David Mamet play “Speed-the-Plow.”

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Child welfare
  • Human services
  • International development
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $12,500,478 (market value)

Gifts received: $13,347

Expenditures: $2,028,096

Total giving: $1,804,798

Qualifying distributions: $1,804,798