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Morgridge Family Foundation


Last profile update: 04/13/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

Morgridge Family Foundation

4242 E. Amherst Ave.

Denver, CO United States 80222-6702


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 2008 in CO - Founded by John P. Morgridge who is the former Chairman of Cisco Systems, a multinational communications technology corporation. Mr. Morgridge also serves on several corporate and charity boards of directors, including the Nature Conservancy and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He was also featured in the 2011 documentary film "Something Ventured." John and Tashia Morgridge have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to serve the neediest of the needy, with emphasis on support for educational programs. Support also for arts and culture, strengthening the community, health and wellness, and early childhood literacy.