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The American Foundation for Courtesy and Grooming (AFCG) is a private foundation whose president and primary contributor is David Letterman. The foundation's treasurer is Fred Nigro, who has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman where he has been identified as Letterman's accountant. The foundation operates out of Nigro's Los Angeles, California offices. A Foundation is a kind of philanthropic organization, set up by either individuals or institutions as a legal entity (usually either a corporation or a trust) with the purpose of distributing grants to support causes in line with the goals of the foundation. ... Letterman behind the desk at The Late Show. ... Letterman behind the desk at The Late Show. ... Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ...


According to AFCG's tax returns (Form 990-PF) for 2001, 2002, and 2003, AFCG donated a three-year total of over $1.85 million to various charities. The following is a partial list of organizations receiving grants from the foundation during those years:


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  • Broad Ripple Haverford Little League
  • Broad Ripple High School (Letterman's alma mater)
  • Damar Services
  • Marion County Children's Guardian Home
  • Indianapolis Art Center
  • Indiana Historical Society


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As of April 2005, the net proceeds from online purchases of Explod-O-Pop (http://store.cbs.com/item.php?itemID=10631) Popcorn benefit AFCG. 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Entry for the AFCG (http://atgdata.fdncenter.org/f990_pdf?idx=22&ein=223250026&fd=123102&fn=%20%20American%20Foundation%20for%20Courtesy%20and%20Grooming%20%3Cbr%3E10100%20Santa%20Monica%20Blvd.%2C%20Ste.%201300%20%3CBR%3ELos%20Angeles%2C%20CA%2090067%3CBR%3E&a.pdf) from The Foundation Center's website
  • Treasurer Fred Nigro's appearance (http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/top_ten/archive/ls_topten_archive1996/ls_topten_archive_19960412.shtml) in the April 12, 1996 edition of the Top Ten List from The Late Show
  • Treasurer Fred Nigro's appearance (http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/exclusives/wahoo/archive/2002/01/archive14.shtml) on the January 14, 2002 episode of The Late Show

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American Foundation for Courtesy and Grooming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
The American Foundation for Courtesy and Grooming (AFCG) is a private foundation whose president and primary contributor is David Letterman.
The foundation's treasurer is Fred Nigro, who has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman where he has been identified as Letterman's accountant.
According to AFCG's tax returns (Form 990-PF) for 2001, 2002, and 2003, AFCG donated a three-year total of over $1.85 million to various charities.
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