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Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation


Last profile update: 02/22/2018
Last grant data update: 04/04/2018

At A Glance

Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation

846 University Ave

Norwood, MA United States 02062-2631

Telephone: (781) 461-1600


Type of Grantmaker

Company-sponsored foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment






Established in 1986 in MA - Founded by Sumner M. Redstone, the Executive Chairman and majority owner of CBS Broadcasting Inc., Viacom Networks, and National Amusements, Inc., which in turn owns Music Television (MTV) Networks, Black Entertainment Television (BET), and Paramount Pictures. In 2007, Sumner M. Redstone announced a commitment of $105 million in charitable grants to fund research and patient care advancements in cancer and burn recovery at three major non-profit healthcare organizations. The cash contributions of $35 million each will be paid out over five years through the charitable foundation.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports programs designed to address education, health and wellness, and services benefitting young people and those in need.