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The Fran & Ray Stark Foundation


Last profile update: 05/19/2017
Last grant data update: 04/03/2018

At A Glance

The Fran & Ray Stark Foundation

(formerly The Stark Foundation)

1990 S. Bundy Dr., Ste. 420

Los Angeles, CA United States 90025-1578

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1982 in CA - Founded by Fran and Ray Stark. The late Ray Stark was a noted film and theater producer. Some of his films included the Academy Award-winning "Funny Girl" and "Goodbye Girl," as well as "The Owl and the Pussycat," "The Way We Were," "The Sunshine Boys," "Murder by Death," "The Cheap Detective," "Annie," and "Steel Magnolias." Some of his stage work included "Funny Girl," "Any Wednesday," and "The World of Suzie Wong." In 1980, Stark received the Irving G. Thalberg Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, health organizations, and human services.