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Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Held an Art Auction on a Private Roller Rink

Los Angeles’ Frieze week got off to a hot start in a fairly chill environment: a roller rink. “I’m so glad Jimmy finally found a place to entertain in!” cracked James Corden, regarding the estate of super-producer/entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine. The former Late Late Show host played emcee to a crowd that included a rare fusion […]

Grandview Partners With Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles for Public Service Initiatives (Exclusive)

Grandview, the management and production banner founded by Matt Rosen and Jeff Silver, is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles in order to have its managers and clients support the next generation of youth via a multi-pronged public service initiative. The company is creating multiple verticals consisting of philanthropy, hands-on […]

Ryan Seacrest on Opening His 14th Children’s Hospital Studio and Starting Wheel Duties With Vanna White

Ryan Seacrest, through his nonprofit, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, has opened his 14th Seacrest Studio inside Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The family run foundation led by Seacrest’s sister, Meredith Seacrest Leach, who serves as executive director and chief operating officer, opened its first studio inside Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in 2010 as […]

Chuck Lorre Family Foundation Donates $10M to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to Support Research Education for Underrepresented Students

Chuck Lorre is committing millions to help educate the next generation of scientists and medical professionals. Through his Chuck Lorre Family Foundation, the super producer has pledged a total of $10 million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to support research education for high school and college students from under-resourced communities throughout greater Los Angeles. The […]

Participant Launches Education Fund Inspired By Eugenio Derbez’s Upcoming Film ‘Radical’

Participant continues to work at the intersection of film and social impact. In honor of its upcoming release Radical, based on the true story of Mexican schoolteacher Sergio Juárez Correa, who used immersive education techniques to help elevate his students from mostly failing to among the top in the nation, the studio is launching a […]

Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw Donate More Than $1M to Those Affected by WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes

Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw, are the most recent celebrities to donate to the Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA strike funds. Since May, the couple has given $1.5 million to support the writers and actors affected by the dual strike in Hollywood. The funds have gone to both the Entertainment Community Fund […]

Chuck Lorre on “Crowning Moment” With Eponymous Family Clinic

When Chuck Lorre and his Chuck Lorre Family Foundation gifted the Venice Family Clinic a $7 million donation in early 2022 for its modernization update at 604 Rose Ave., the super producer said when renovations were complete, the clinic would continue to be “an oasis of hope for generations to come.” The results of the […]

Supporting Ukraine’s Traumatized Children — With Help From Joan Baez — Amid Cruise Missile Attacks

The children of Ukraine, the ones who have survived, are traumatized. As the war — which began in February 2022 with the invasion by Russia — rages on, U.S. officials have estimated that the number of people killed or injured in the 18-month conflict is nearing 500,000. And among the estimated 70,000 Ukrainians killed and more […]

Annette Bening Addresses “Really Serious” Financial Situation Amid Strikes: “A Lot of People Losing Their Apartments Right Now”

Philanthropic organization Social Impact Fund celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Los Angeles on Tuesday night and, in typical charitable fashion, used the occasion to gift a $50,000 donation to the Entertainment Community Fund. Annette Bening, the new chair of the ECF, was on hand to accept the grant and get frank about the need for […]

John Legend Fights to End Mass Incarceration: “There’s Got to Be a Better Answer”

On top of his day job of, well, being John Legend, the EGOT winner also leads his nonprofit, FreeAmerica. Legend’s social-impact organization has two main initiatives: Unlocked Futures, a campaign to end mass incarceration through storytelling, education and policy reform, and HumanLevel, a movement to uplift communities disproportionately impacted by institutionalized racism by working hands-on […]

Talia and Armani Jackson Bring Awareness to Holistic Treatments for Mental Health Issues

When producer and former model Kelly Jackson and her children, actors Talia and Armani, decided they wanted to start a nonprofit to spread education around holistic therapies that they believe can aid in suicide prevention and the treatment of drug addiction and mental health issues, they didn’t want to wait to begin having an impact. […]

Cher Is Saving the Animals, One Elephant at a Time

In late November 2020, as another COVID-19 wave had U.S. hospitalizations approaching what would be their pandemic peak, Cher braved the trip from Los Angeles to Pakistan to ensure the safe relocation of Kaavan — an Asian elephant languishing in the decrepit Islamabad zoo. The culmination of a five-year effort largely maneuvered by Cher’s Free […]