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The Wunderkinder Foundation


Last profile update: 05/10/2017
Last grant data update: 05/07/2018

At A Glance

The Wunderkinder Foundation

(formerly Max Charitable Foundation)

11400 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 550

Los Angeles, CA United States 90064-1551

Telephone: (310) 481-3513

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1985 in CA - Founded by Steven A. Spielberg, a film director, screenwriter and producer. Mr. Spielberg is co-owner of DreamWorks. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for "Schindler's List" and for "Saving Private Ryan." Among his box office record breaking films are "Jaws," "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" and "Jurassic Park." "Life" named him the most influential person of his generation and at the end of the twentieth century "Time" listed him as one of the "100 Most Important People of the Century."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to the arts, education, war memorials and veterans' organizations, and Jewish organizations; giving also for human services, with an emphasis on children and medical research.