Mercer Family Foundation

SOURCE:  Wikipedia, captured 2020-07-03

  • Founder: Robert Mercer
  • Type: Charitable foundation
  • Headquarters: New York, New York
  • Director: Rebekah Mercer
  • Disbursements: $13,492,358 (2013)
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  • [Past] Associations with Steven K. Bannon:

    The Mercer Family Foundation is a private grant-making foundation in the United States. As of 2013, it had $37 million in assets. The foundation is run by Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of computer scientist and hedge fund manager Robert Mercer.

    Under Rebekah's leadership, the family foundation invested about $70 million into conservative causes between 2009 and 2014. The foundation has also donated to groups that reject the scientific consensus on climate change.


    The foundation's main interests are in the fields of public policy, higher education, and science. The foundation has donated to organizations and institutions including the Heritage FoundationIllinois Policy InstituteHeartland Institute, and SUNY Stony Brook. Mercer provides funding to the Home Depot Foundation, whose mission is to "improve the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families."

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