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Singing for Change

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Singing for Change

(also known as SFC Charitable Foundation)

P.O. Box 729

Sullivans Island, SC United States 29482-0729

Telephone: (843) 388-7730

URL: www.singingforchange.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $545,662

Total giving: $248,383

EIN

650565248

BRIDGE Number

6848955981

Background

Established in 1995 - Founded by Jimmy Buffett, a singer/songwriter best known for his song "Margaritaville." He is also the best-selling author of "Tales from Margaritaville" and "Where is Joe Merchant?" He is also the owner of the Margaritaville Cafe restaurant chain, and co-developer of the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant concept.

Purpose and Activities

Funding primarily for children and families, the environment, and disenfranchised groups.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Environmental education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $545,662 (market value)

Gifts received: $475,085

Expenditures: $463,679

Total giving: $248,383

Qualifying distributions: $248,383

Giving activities include:

$248,383 for 14 grants (high: $100,000; low: $2,500)