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Ruben Studdard Foundation for Advancement of Children In Music


Last Updated: 2016-05-10

At A Glance

Ruben Studdard Foundation for Advancement of Children In Music

420 Lexington Ave., Ste. 2520

New York City, NY United States 10170


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $7,818

Total giving: $0






Established in NY - Founded by Ruben Studdard, a pop, R&B, and gospel singer. Mr. Studdard is a former winner of the television contest "American Idol" and has received a Grammy Award nomination in 2003 for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Superstar." Studdard has released five studio albums, including his most recent disc in 2012 "Letters from Birmingham." Studdard also toured in the gospel stage play "Heaven I Need a Hug," as well as played the role of Fats Waller in a national tour of the musical "Ain't Misbehavin'."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations within the Greater Birmingham, AL, area, that support music education programs.

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $7,818 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,049

Expenditures: $1,500

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: $1,500