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Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

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Last profile update: 06/06/2016
Last grant data update: 02/27/2016

At A Glance

Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

1780 Green Bay Rd., Ste. 205

Highland Park, IL United States 60035-3276

Telephone: (847) 926-8350

URL: www.kapfam.com

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

366099675

BRIDGE Number

0026465821

Background

Incorporated in 1957 in IL - In 1958 Mayer and Morris Kaplan, father and son, established The Mayer & Morris Kaplan Family Foundation as a manifestation of their commitment to "Tzedakah," a Jewish concept of helping others and encouraging justice. A large portion of the Foundation's resources came from the 1986 sale of the family's business, Sealy Mattress Company, and a bequest of funds from lifelong friend Jerome Joss.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education and the environment.