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The Ray Charles Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by the legendary recording artist, Ray Charles. As part of its mission, it provides financial support in the area of hearing disorders and education. Over the past 23 years, the foundation has provided millions of dollars in donations. For more information or to get involved, visit: www.TheRayCharlesFoundation.org
The Foundation was formed in 1998 to fund urgently needed programs and equipment for the Los Angeles Police Department. More than $3 million in grants has been awarded to date, and the needs are growing. The Los Angeles Police Foundation is a partner in the ongoing effort to further the opportunities provided to the youth of Los Angeles via the Cadet, JIP, and other Youth Programs.