The Stan Lee Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization founded to provide access to literacy, education, and the arts throughout the nation.  Created in 2009 on behalf of Comics Legend Stan Lee, considered the father of the modern day comic book and co-creator of Spider-Man®, The Incredible Hulk®, Fantastic Four®, Iron Man®, Thor ®and thousands of other comic book characters, The Stan Lee Foundation promotes literacy for children and adults, creates and distributes innovative educational programs for students and teachers, and provides access to the arts in underserved communities.  

The Stan Lee Foundation provides guidance, leadership, resources, and exposure to institutions and other organizations that share in its dedication to upholding these goals.  In doing so, The Stan Lee Foundation will shape a new generation of writers, thinkers, community leaders, philanthropists, innovators, and Heroes.