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The Diana Ross Charitable Foundation


Last profile update: 09/22/2017

At A Glance

The Diana Ross Charitable Foundation

1880 Century Park E., Ste. 200

Los Angeles, CA United States 90067-1600

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Founded by Diana Ross who is a Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actress. Ms. Ross is best known as the lead singer of the 1960s group, The Supremes, which had popular songs such as "Baby Love," "Stop! In the Name of Love" and "Back in my Arms Again." Some of Ms. Ross's hit singles include "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Love Hangover," "Upside Down," "I'm Coming Out" and "Endless Love," which she recorded as a duet with Lionel Richie. Some of her film work includes the title role of jazz singer Billie Holiday in "Lady Sings the Blues" for which Ms. Ross received an Academy Award nomination, as well as "Mahogany" for which she sung the film's theme song "Do You Know Where You're Going To," which became a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1976. Ms. Ross also portrayed Dorothy in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical "The Wiz," as well as performed on Broadway itself in her one-woman show, "An Evening With Diana Ross" in 1976.