NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: PAR Capital Management
FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Arts & Culture, Health
OVERVIEW: Bart Epker and his wife Medha move their philanthropy through the Epker-Sinha Foundation. Epker supports his alma maters. Other interests include the arts and health. Boston is an important region of giving.
BACKGROUND: Bart Epker graduated from University of Michigan in 1983 and received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987. Epker worked at TA Associates and is a managing partner at PAR Capital Management.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: Epker supports his alma maters, University of Michigan and Harvard Business School. Other grantees include The Steppingstone Foundation, which “develops and implements programs that prepare underserved schoolchildren for educational opportunities”; University of Pennsylvania; Boys and Girls Club of Boston; and Save the Children.
ARTS & CULTURE: Grantees include Boston Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, and Community Rowing, a rowing club.
HEALTH: The couple, via their foundation, have also supported National MS Society and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect the couple to stick with their select interest areas, with an interest in the Boston area.
The Epker-Sinah Foundation accepts applications at the address below. Applications are accepted year round and should be in the form of a letter.
Mr. Arthur G. Epker III.
31 Candleberry Ln.
Weston, MA 02493
Telephone: (617) 526-8992