The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) that is primarily engaged in raising funds and making grants: two functions that greatly depend on the ability of individuals to raise money and to review grant requests.
EIF raised about $60 million in 2016 and spent about $18 million or $31 out of every $100 raised on program, management, and fundraising. The remainder was spent on grants – many to organizations that make grants which can further dilute a donation made to EIF because program, management, and fundraising costs are deducted by both organizations before grants reach the intended program or research. Read more
The Oscar buzz is front and center in the news media so it seems only natural to address philanthropy within the entertainment industry. The Entertainment Industry Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) based in Los Angeles, California whose mission is to coordinate the philanthropy of the entertainment industry.
Established more than 75 years ago in 1942, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) is primarily engaged in raising funds and making grants and has been referred to as the “United Way of the entertainment industry” by some. So, the questions of interest include: Read more