Financial Information
and Policies

Courtesy of: The Music Center, L.A.’s Performing Arts Center
Photo by: Richard Radstone


The Ralph. M. Parsons Foundation takes its responsibilities as a charitable institution seriously, including the legal and ethical obligation to provide the public with details about our financial operations and grantmaking activities.

We believe that transparency promotes good stewardship, collaboration, and philanthropic effectiveness – all of which help improve the field. For more information about our grantmaking, finances, and investments, please see the following:

  1. A searchable grants database.
  2. Our most recent tax return, IRS Form 990-PF and Form 990-T.
  3. The full report of our most recent audit.
  4. Our investment policy which governs how our endowment is managed.

We hope this information will help you understand us better. If you have questions or would like further information on the above materials, please call us at 213.362.7600.

We’re a responsive grant maker, helping LA County organizations do their best work.