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The Flip Wilson Scholarship Fund Trust

Profile

Last profile update: 10/07/2017
Last grant data update: 11/23/2017

At A Glance

The Flip Wilson Scholarship Fund Trust

8447 Wilshire Blvd, 204

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90211-3207

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

522299403

BRIDGE Number

7700760211

Background

Established in 2001 in CA - Founded by the late Clerow "Flip" Wilson, Jr., who was an actor and a comedian. His "Flip Wilson Show" that ran for 4-years in the early 1970's earned 11 Emmy Award nominations and won two. Two of the most famous characters that Wilson created for his show included "Geraldine Jones" and "Reverend Leroy." Mr. Wilson also won a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Television Series

Purpose and Activities

Support only for California State University in Northridge, University of Washington and Howard University in Washington, DC, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, and Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.