Curb Records, which he founded more than 50 years ago as a young college student, singer and songwriter, is one of the most successful independent labels in the country. Curb’s motorsports teams have won national championships with some of the biggest names in racing. He’s a former lieutenant governor of California and served as an advisor, confidant and campaign operative to presidents Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford. The Mike Curb Family Foundation has donated millions in support of music education, health-care programs and cultural arts.
Most recently, Curb has committed to donate $500,000 over five years to support Daytona State’s Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art. He reflected on the rewards of being able to give back through philanthropy, saying investing in the future of students leaves a permanent mark on their lives as well as their communities.
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