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Waitt Foundation

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Last profile update: 06/02/2017
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

Waitt Foundation

(formerly Waitt Family Foundation)

P.O. Box 1948

La Jolla, CA United States 92038-1948

Telephone: (858) 551-4437

URL: www.waittfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

EIN

460428166

BRIDGE Number

2277213208

Background

Established in 1993 in SD - Founded by Joan and Theodore “Ted” W. Waitt. Mr. Waitt is the co-founder and former Chairman and C.E.O. of the computer hardware company Gateway, Inc.

Purpose and Activities

The primary mission is to protect the ocean from the impacts of overfishing by facilitating the creation of marine protected areas, engaging stakeholders to improve management of fisheries, fostering sustainable solutions, and raising public awareness as to the problem via a network of collaborative NGO’s and foundations.