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The Saban Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-04-15

At A Glance

The Saban Family Foundation

10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 2600

Los Angeles, CA United States 90067-4003

Telephone: (310) 557-5100

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $21,938,816

Total giving: $7,067,828






Established in 1999 in CA - Founded by Haim and Cheryl Saban. Haim Saban is the founder of Saban Entertainment (later acquired by The Walt Disney Company) , which was a media distributor of several popular children's cartoons and television shows, including "The Power Rangers" franchise. He is also a television and media mogul best known for soundtrack compositions for children's television programs such as "Maple Town" and "Inspector Gadget" and for the production of such shows as the "Masked Rider." Cheryl Saban, Haim's wife, is an author, producer, philanthropist, and child advocate. Among her books are "Miracle Child," "Sins of the Mother" and "Griffin's Play Group."

Purpose and Activities

Support for children's health research and social welfare in Los Angeles, CA, and in Israel.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • International relations
  • Judaism
  • Nutrition
  • Specialty hospital care
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $21,938,816 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,528,198

Expenditures: $7,654,452

Total giving: $7,067,828

Qualifying distributions: $7,587,706