Innovative Venture Philanthropy

  • We invest our human, financial, and intellectual capital to achieve unparalleled results
  • Our philanthropic investments are focused on social change and result in families and communities improving the quality and circumstances of their lives.

Thriving Communities

  • Strengthening communities for individuals to thrive and prosper
  • Supporting growth and services for all

Investing in Futures

  • Expanding access to high quality early care and education for all children
  • Supporting efforts to forge successful life outcomes through early education during the most critical years for brain development

Art & Culture

  • Investing in development projects that have deep-rooted impact in cultural education and expression.
  • Actively engaging diverse audiences to bring art access to all individuals

Supporting the Future of Israel

  • Honoring our family's legacy, heritage, and cultural beliefs by investing in community betterment globally
  • Exploiting the opportunities and untapped potential of the Negev region of Israel
Equitas ensures law enforcement and the justice system are fully informed, empowered and engaged to proactively address the needs of people with mental disorders and hidden brain challenges in the criminal justice system.
Early Learning Ventures, is a groundbreaking endeavor engaging the public, private, and philanthropic sectors to address the operational challenges facing early care and education.
Merage Israel supports development in the Negev region of Israel through a series of entrepreneurial and business development projects, educational and cultural programs, infrastructure investments and tourism promotion.
The Merage Foundations are a consortium of grant-making and operating foundations representing three generations of David & Laura Merage’s family. Our philanthropic investments are focused on social change and result in children, families and communities improving the quality and circumstances of their lives.

News & Media


Sue Renner Meets with Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman

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Mar 16 2015

On March 10, Sue Renner, Executive Director of the Merage Foundations, had the pleasure of meeting with Congressman Mike Coffman at the Merage Foundation headquarters. Along with his Chief of Staff, Ben Stein, Congressman Coffman was pleased to learn about the breadth of support provided by Early Learning Ventures (ELV) to child care providers in […]

RedLine Reach Studio Covered by Fox31 Denver

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Mar 04 2015

In a segment hosted live by Dan Daru of Fox31 Denver titled “Dan’s Daily Destination,” RedLine’s Reach Studio is featured for its programs to support artists in transition. Reach Studio is a free, open and supportive arts studio space where artists in Denver’s “not exactly” homeless and in-transition community can come every Tuesday from 1-4pm to […]