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
The Equitas Project works to end our national practice of using the criminal justice system to manage mental health by activating community leaders, influencing public policy, and energizing grassroots.
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.
Black Cube is a nomadic art museum that nurtures the self-sufficiency of artists and inspires people to discover and appreciate contemporary art beyond traditional white museum and gallery walls.

News & Media


Sue Renner appointed by Governor Polis to the Early Childhood Leadership Commission

Aug 06 2019

July 16, 2019 (Denver, CO) – On July 1, 2019, Governor Jared Polis appointed new members to the Early Childhood Leadership Commission (ECLC). The ECLC is comprised of 20 Commissioners that are appointed by the Governor to advocate and lead this initiative. The Commission is represented by professionals across various sectors, including parents, early childhood […]

Clarkston : A Documentary About the Most Diverse Square Mile

Mar 11 2019

The Sabrina Merage Foundation is proud to announce its newest Program Related Investment with Erin Bernhardt and her film, currently titled CLARKSTON: Mother of Exiles. This powerful film follows three refugees and a former Klansman that all reside in Clarkston, Georgia as they “seek to re-establish their identities in a nation struggling with an identity crisis of its own.”  The […]