David Merage - 2013 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Recipient.

  • Governor John Hickenlooper Proclaims May 11, 2013 as David Merage Day.
  • Congratulations, David!.

Innovative Venture Philanthropy

  • Merage Foundations Invests in Futures.
  • Our mission is to promote self-sufficiency through education, art and community development.
  • Our philanthropic investments are focused on social change and result in families and communities improving the quality and circumstances of their lives.

Investing in Futures

  • Expanding Access to Quality Care.
  • Advancing the Business of Child Care to Promote School Readiness.
  • Making it Possible for Providers to Do What They Do Best – Care For and Educate Children.

Arts & Culture

  • Investing in development projects that have deep-rooted impact in cultural education and expression.
  • Actively engaging diverse audiences through through varioius artistic discipllines.

Building Paths. Leading With Action.

  • Honoring its legacy, heritage and cultural beliefs by investing in programs that support community development both domestically and globally.
  • Partnering with innovative social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of thousands of families and individuals.
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 Foundations 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.
RedLine, is a diverse urban laboratory where art, education and community converge. RedLine's vision is to foster forms of social practice in the arts that inspire inquiry and catalyze change.
Innovative Venture Philantrophists
Merage Foundations focuses on improving lives through the investment in innovative social programs in early childhood education, arts & culture, and community development.
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