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Ray of Light Foundation


Last profile update: 05/17/2017
Last grant data update: 07/15/2017

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






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.”