The Chartwell Charitable Foundation was founded by A. Jerrold Perenchio. Mr. Perenchio is the former owner and Chairman of Univision Communications Inc., the American based Spanish-language media conglomerate. In his previous work for Tandem Productions/Embassy Television, he was involved in creating popular shows such as "Maude," "All in the Family" and "Different Strokes." In 1973, as an event planner, he set up the famous tennis match between Bille Jean King and Bobby Riggs, and prior to that, in 1971, he promoted the "Fight of the Century" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The Foundation will provide support for organizations within the following fields of interest:
Projects serving the following populations are of special interest:
Over the last 5 years, the foundation has funded 368 grants to 126 organizations totaling $26,612,060.
The Chartwell Charitable Foundation was established in 1998 in California. The foundation does not maintain a website. Please contact the foundation to verify eligibility prior to submission of a full application. Funds may be used for the following purposes:
Giving primarily is limited to nonprofit organizations in New York and California.
Applications are accepted throughout the year. Applicants should send a project description and a copy of IRS Determination Letter to apply.
Awards vary based on scope and size of the project with most awards being between $5,000 - $500,000.