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The Relief Foundation


Last profile update: 02/14/2018
Last grant data update: 02/15/2018

At A Glance

The Relief Foundation

5900 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2300

Los Angeles, CA United States 90036-5050

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established in 1986 in CA - Founded by Carol Burnett, an award-winning actress, comedienne, singer, dancer and writer. She starred in "The Carol Burnett Show," which won twenty-three Emmy Awards. In addition to appearing in such films as "The Four Seasons," "Annie" and "Noises Off," she also appeared on Broadway in "Fade Out - Fade In," "Moon Over Buffalo," and "Once Upon a Mattress," for which she received her first Tony Award nomination. In 1985, Ms. Burnett was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was a recipient of the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors and in 2005 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former president George W. Bush. In 2013, Burnett received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.