Non-profit

Lear Family Foundation

Location:

BEVERLY HILLS, CA

Tax ID:

95-4661216

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)-PF

Budget (2014):

Revenue: $997,796
Expenses: $3,265,232
Assets: $13,934,418

In 1997, Norman and Lyn Lear founded the Lear Family Foundation to support a wide range of left-wing nonprofit organizations focused on civil liberties, education, the environment, health, youth initiatives, civic activism, media and the arts.[1]

The Lear Family Foundation has given grants to left-wing groups such as the ACLU, Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Global Green,[2] Mother Jones, Equality Now, and a nonprofit “committed to the abolition of the death penalty.[3]

According to the website Discover the Networks the Lear Family Foundation has also given grants to Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD); Human Rights Watch; Media Matters for America; the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL); the National Rainbow PUSH Coalition; the Rainforest Foundation; Rock the Vote; the Tides Center and the Tides Foundation; and the Union of Concerned Scientists.[4]

References

  1. “Philanthopy.” Normanlear.com. 2017. Accessed November 10, 2017. http://www.normanlear.com/citizenship/philanthropy/
  2. “Philanthopy.” Normanlear.com. 2017. Accessed November 10, 2017. http://www.normanlear.com/citizenship/philanthropy/
  3. “Norman and Lyn Lear.” Inside Philanthropy Blog. Undated. Accessed November 10, 2017. https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/glitzy-giving/norman-lear.html
  4. “Lear Family Foundation.” Discover The Networks. Undated. Accessed November 10, 2017. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/funderprofile.asp?fndid=5317&category=79

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Norman Lear
    Founder, Main Funder
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: April 1, 1998

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2014 Dec Form PF $997,796 $3,265,232 $13,934,418 $18,653 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form PF $1,061,221 $2,863,392 $16,770,123 $111,036 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form PF $910,665 $3,327,456 $17,003,983 $42,557 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form PF $12,077,961 $11,437,311 $18,311,060 $13,746 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Lear Family Foundation

    100 N CRESCENT DR STE 120
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210-5427