Chaka Khan Foundation partnered with House of Blues Foundation for the 2005 Gospel Brunch fundraiser in Hollywood.

Chaka Khan sings with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the African American Heritage Month 2006 Gala.

LA County Supervisor Yvonne Burke presents a commendation to Chaka Khan for her service in the Los Angeles community.

(left to right) Christopher Gardner, Entrepreneur and author of The Pursuit of Happyness, Ramsey Jay, Jr. of Morgan Stanley, Clifton Johnson of Union Bank of California and Chaka Khan together for a recent workshop on finance at Bear Stearns for the kids in the Chaka Believes program.

Offered exclusively through Neiman Marcus, a portion of the proceeds from Chakalates benefits the Chaka Khan Foundation.



Chaka Khan Foundation has worked in partnership with:

Arden Realty
Bear Stearns
California Pizza Kitchen
Children’s Institute International
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Cure Autism Now
Entertainment Industry Foundation
Families in Schools
Hands On Network
Hilton Hotels
Home Depot
House of Blues Foundation
LA County Supervisor Yvonne Burke
LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
LA County Sheriff Leroy Baca
LA Works
Los Angeles Unified School District
Neiman Marcus
State Farm Insurance
UBS/Paine Webber Inc.
Union Bank of California
Washington Mutual


Cure Autism Now
The Chaka Khan Foundation partnered with Cure Autism Now (CAN) for their 2004 Walk Now Los Angeles and Walk Now Chicago fundraising events. Over $1.4 million* was raised for research, prevention and therapy for the 1 out of 166 children born and diagnosed with autism. CKF joined CAN again in 2005 for their Los Angeles, Chicago and Walk Now events.     *As of 8/2004

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage &
Children's Instuture International (CII)

In partnership with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Children's Institute International, the Chaka Khan Foundation has held annual toy drives in conjunction with the CII holiday festival for children and families.

Families in Schools
In 2005 CKF partnered with Families In Schools, LAUSD and 92nd Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles. The program worked with selected fifth grade students and their parents to set higher academic goals and help them connect to available support systems in an effort to keep them focused on going on to college.