The Lemelson Foundation

The Lemelson Foundation

The Lemelson Foundation

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1455 NW Overton Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR, 97209

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Private Grantmaking Foundations

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1 - 10


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Company Description

The Lemelson Foundation uses the power of invention to improve lives, by inspiring and enabling the next generation of inventors and invention-based enterprises to promote economic growth in the US, and social and economic progress for the poor in developing countries. Established by prolific US inventor Jerome Lemelson and his wife Dorothy in the early 1990's, and led by the Lemelson family, to date the Foundation has provided or committed more than $185 million in grants and Program-Related Investments in support of its mission.

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Executive Director

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Director of Grants Management


Chairman, President & Treasurer



Deputy Director

Secretary & Vice President

Consultant, Threshold Group

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Chairman, President & Treasurer at The Lemelson Foundation

Director at The Lemelson Foundation

Director at The Lemelson Foundation

Secretary & Vice President at The Lemelson Foundation

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