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Mark Cuban Foundation

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Last profile update: 07/28/2016
Last grant data update: 09/03/2016

At A Glance

Mark Cuban Foundation

P.O. Box 12388

Dallas, TX United States 75225-0388

URL: www.fallenpatriotfund.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

260063142

BRIDGE Number

6828440505

Background

Established in TX - Founded by Mark Cuban, a billionaire entrepreneur. He started a company called MicroSolutions that he later sold to CompuServe, and another company called Broadcast.com, which was acquired by Yahoo! for $5.9 billion in stock. He is Chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV, as well as owner of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures, and investor "shark" in TV's "Shark Tank." In 2011, Cuban authored the e-book "How to Win at the Sport of Business."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for living assistance for families of U.S. military personnel who were killed or seriously wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The foundation will also proactively contact families of U.S. military personnel who were killed or seriously injured during the same military operation.