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The Will Smith Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 01/13/2017
Last grant data update: 03/25/2017

At A Glance

The Will Smith Foundation

(formerly Will Smith Foundation)

1880 Century Park E Ste 1600

Los Angeles, CA United States 90067-1661

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

954607014

BRIDGE Number

0924131152

Background

Established in 1996 in CA - Founded by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Will Smith is an actor, film producer and rapper, who has been nominated for four Golden Globes, two Academy Awards for his roles in the films "Ali" and "The Pursuit of Happyness," and has won multiple Grammys. He is also known for his role on the television sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air." Mr. Smith's most notable films include "Bad Boys," "Men in Black," "Independence Day," "I, Robot," "Ali," "The Pursuit of Happyness," "I Am Legend," "Hancock," and "Seven Pounds." Mr. Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith is an actor, producer, director, model, author, and singer-songwriter, who is best known for her roles on the Bill Cosby-produced television sitcom "A Different World," and the films "Menace II Society," "Set It Off," "Ali," "The Matrix Reloaded," and "The Matrix Revolutions." She also appeared on the TNT network series "Hawthorne."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for social services, health organizations, including an organization determined to end malaria deaths, as well as for arts education, and to Christian and Baptist churches and organizations.