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The Paul & Elisabeth Merage Family Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 09/22/2017
Last grant data update: 09/30/2017

At A Glance

The Paul & Elisabeth Merage Family Foundation

660 Newport Center Dr., Ste. 1300

Newport Beach, CA United States 92660-2007

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

680529692

BRIDGE Number

7838846542

Background

Established in 2002 in NV - Founded by Paul and Elisabeth Merage. Mr. Merage is an Iranian-American entrepreneur who co-founded Chef America Inc. (later sold to Nestle for $2.6 billion), a successful frozen foods distribution company which is well known for its invention of the microwaveable snacks Hot Pockets. He is Chairman of Falcon Investment Management, Stoneridge Capital Partners, and Silverpoint Investments.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, and human services, particularly for services for immigrants.