The Frankie Knuckles Foundation is a not for profit educational, and cultural organization dedicated to the advancement of Frankie Knuckles’ mission as the global ambassador of house music through media, conservation and public events continuing and supporting the causes he advocated.

The FKF is a recognized 501c3 and focused on these initiatives: music in schools, LGBTQ youth homelessness, AIDS research / prevention & diabetes research / education.


The Board

Frederick D Dunson
Executive Board - Founder, President & Executive Director

Judy Weinstein
Executive Board Co - Director

Def Mix Productions

Randy Crumpton
Executive Board Co- Director


Joe Shanahan
Advisory Committee President

Metro / Smart Bar/ GMan Chicago

Maurice Chaytor
Advisory Committee

Ken Dunkin
Advisory Committee

Stephanie R Gaines
Advisory Committee


Alan S. King
Advisory Committee

Chosen Few DJ's

David Levy
Advisory Committee

Agent, WME - William Morris Entertainment

John Oppenheimer
Advisory Committee

Senior Partner LKH Management

Maria May
Advisory Committee

Senior Agent - CAA - Creative Artist Agency

Board of Advisors AFEM

David Morales
Advisory Committee

Def Mix Productions

Rev. Roderick N. Norton
Advisory Committee

Spiritual Director

the Empowerment Center for Better Living

James Ramos
Advisory Committee

Robin Robinson
Advisory Committee

Chicago Journalist

Frankie Knuckles Foundation

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