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The Iris Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education.

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Established in 1991 in NY - Founded by George Soros, an investor and philanthropist. Mr. Soros is the founder and Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and the co-founder of the Quantum Fund, one of the first hedge funds. He also founded and is Chairman of The Open Society Foundations, an umbrella name for a family of offices and foundations located throughout the world, of which The Open Society Institute is a part. Among the many books he authored or co-authored are "The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means," "The Bubble of American Supremacy: Correcting the Misuse of American Power" and "The Soros Lectures at the Central European University."

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The Iris Foundation

Independent foundation

EIN

136977690

Bridge Number

6911366069

Location

18 W 86th St New York City, NY United States 10024-3602

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (212) 501-3034