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S. Mark Taper Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 01/24/2017
Last grant data update: 01/14/2017

At A Glance

S. Mark Taper Foundation

Comerica Bank Bldg., 12011 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 400

Los Angeles, CA United States 90049-4946

Telephone: (310) 476-5413

URL: www.smtfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

EIN

954245076

BRIDGE Number

8135035026

Background

Incorporated in 1989 in CA - Founded by the late S. Mark Taper, a real estate developer and financier in Southern California. He was the founder of Biltmore Homes to develop suburban housing for returning soldiers during Southern California's postwar housing boom. He is also the namesake of the Mark Taper Forum which is a theater that is part of the Los Angeles Music Center in California

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to children and youth, health care, social services, employment, education, and the environment.