Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Walt Disney
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol DIS)
Headquartered in: 
California
Major Industry: 
entertainment
Specific Industry: 
entertainment
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,180,896,180171
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$00
TOTAL$1,180,896,180171
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$00
TOTAL$00
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1991. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2014.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

ABC / DISNEY; ABC STUDIO DISNEY / ABC; ABC STUDIOS; ABC STUDIOS ABC; ABC STUDIOS DISNEY / ABC; AMERICAN BROADCASTING; BRIGHTSTAR FOX HOLDING; BRIGHTSTAR FOX PRODUCTIONS; BUENA VISTA PRODUCTION; DISNEY; ESPN; ESPN DC 1 UPGRADE; ESPN DC 2 PHASE 3; Fox; FOX LOUISIANA PRODUCTIONS; MARVEL STUDIOS IRON WORKS PRODUCTIONS III; PIXAR; TCF INTL PRODUCTIONS; TOUCHSTONE TELEVISION; Touchstone Television Production LLC; TOUCHSTONE TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS; TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM COPORATION; TWENTIETH CENTU [...]

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
California$473,314,39443
Connecticut$272,083,27826
New York$156,086,13631
Louisiana$113,192,50314
North Carolina$42,127,9768
All other$124,091,89349

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Walt Disney California local 1996 $200,000,000 MEGADEAL
ESPN (owned by Walt Disney Co.) Connecticut state 2000 $75,000,000 MEGADEAL
Fox Louisiana Productions, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $27,003,031 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios (ABC) New York state 2018 $22,060,658 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corp Pennsylvania state $20,832,692 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Louisiana state 2011 $19,142,191 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Connecticut state 2012 $18,700,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $17,093,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $16,956,000 tax credit/rebate
Brightstar Fox Productions LLC Louisiana state 2016 $15,890,516 tax credit/rebate
Brightstar Fox Productions LLC Louisiana state 2016 $15,890,516 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios (ABC) New York state 2017 $15,477,676 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studio (Disney/ ABC) New York state 2016 $14,931,550 tax credit/rebate
Brightstar FOX Holdings LLC Louisiana state 2014 $14,632,736 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $14,513,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Coporation North Carolina state 2015 $14,510,114 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios (DISNEY/ ABC) New York state 2016 $14,499,777 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. DC-2 Phase I Connecticut state 2013 $14,430,660 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios (ABC) New York state 2017 $14,279,145 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. DC-2 Phase 3 Connecticut state 2016 $13,938,062 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios (ABC) New York state 2018 $13,849,595 tax credit/rebate
ESPN/Starwave Partners G.P. Connecticut state 2012 $13,437,607 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. DC-2 Phase II Connecticut state 2014 $12,138,677 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Pennsylvania state $12,053,359 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios, Inc. (ABC) New York state 2018 $11,849,132 tax credit/rebate
Walt Disney Studios California state 2016 $11,607,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $11,387,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $11,351,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century FOX Film Corp. (FOX) New York state 2018 $11,131,711 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Television, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $10,912,186 tax credit/rebate
ESPN/Starwave Partners G.P. Connecticut state 2011 $10,813,421 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios, Inc. (ABC) New York state 2018 $10,445,563 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2019 $10,233,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2014 $10,200,883 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. Connecticut state 2014 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $9,956,074 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $9,909,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2013 $9,734,345 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2017 $9,497,040 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $9,288,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2016 $9,235,274 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $9,200,000 tax credit/rebate
American Broadcasting Company, Inc. (1991) New York local 1991 $9,118,562 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2012 $9,103,751 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $9,097,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2012 $8,992,810 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Internet Ventures Connecticut state 2015 $8,907,185 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2019 $8,850,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Enterprises, Inc. Connecticut state 2017 $8,399,606 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $8,337,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions, LLC California state 2018 $7,767,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2018 $7,347,000 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Louisiana state 2010 $6,867,826 tax credit/rebate
Walt Disney Studios California state 2016 $6,847,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. Connecticut state 2012 $6,685,395 tax credit/rebate
ESPN, Inc. Bldg. C Connecticut state 2011 $6,685,395 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2009 $6,498,045 tax credit/rebate
Walt Disney Louisiana state 2009 $6,448,273 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $6,431,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $6,407,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Coporation North Carolina state 2015 $5,988,601 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2018 $5,988,000 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2017 $5,979,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation North Carolina state 2014 $5,836,436 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2016 $5,735,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2010 $5,695,567 tax credit/rebate
ESPN/Starwave Partners G.P. Connecticut state 2011 $5,660,327 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2013 $5,634,118 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $5,547,000 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $5,480,000 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $5,387,000 tax credit/rebate
Disney Interactive Utah state 2008 $5,250,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Enterprises, Inc. Connecticut state 2016 $5,249,111 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2017 $5,223,000 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2016 $5,169,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2011 $5,042,464 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corp Illinois state 2013 $4,742,934 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $4,574,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions, LLC California state 2019 $4,546,000 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios Texas state 2016 $4,415,966 grant
ABC Studios California state 2016 $4,077,000 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios Texas state 2017 $4,041,105 grant
20th Century Fox Film Corp Illinois state 2012 $3,859,450 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2019 $3,778,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN Enterprises, Inc. Connecticut state 2015 $3,563,974 tax credit/rebate
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION Pennsylvania state $3,509,680 tax credit/rebate
Fox Louisiana Productions, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $3,253,262 tax credit/rebate
Disney Louisiana state 2009 $3,241,493 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2008 $3,072,702 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corp Illinois state 2012 $3,049,765 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Coporation North Carolina state 2015 $2,989,016 tax credit/rebate
American Broadcasting Company, Inc. (1995) New York local 2008 $2,969,240 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ESPN/Starwave Partners G.P. Connecticut state 2011 $2,738,190 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2017 $2,699,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2019 $2,693,000 tax credit/rebate
ESPN/Starwave Partners G.P. Connecticut state 2012 $2,548,566 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation New York state 2014 $2,381,275 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios California state 2016 $2,186,000 tax credit/rebate
Touchstone Television Productions South Carolina state 2007 $2,159,848 tax credit/rebate
ABC Studios, Inc. (ABC) New York state 2018 $1,962,007 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation California state 2016 $1,927,000 tax credit/rebate
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