NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: HBK Investments, Korenvaes Capital Management
FUNDING AREAS: Health & Human Services, Education & Youth, Jewish causes, Policy
OVERVIEW: Harlan Korenvaes and his wife Amy move their philanthropy through the Harlan and Amy Korenvaes Family Foundation, which gave away a little under $640,000 in a recent fiscal year. Dallas serves as an important site of philanthropy and interests include health, education, and Jewish causes.
BACKGROUND: Harlan Korenvaes received a B.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. He worked at Merrill Lynch and M.E. Goldstein & Co and founded HBK Investments, which focuses on market-neutral, absolute return investment strategies.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: The Korenvaes family is heavily involved with Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, which they support through their foundation. Korenvaes sits on the board of Children’s Medical Center Foundation. The couple gave a gift to support an endowment for the Funnyatrics Clown Program. Other grantees have included Asthma Allergy & Sinus Institute, UCLA Urology, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: The couple, via their foundation, has supported Rhode Island School of Design, Southern Methodist University, Capital for Kids, Teach for America, and Greenhill School.
JEWISH CAUSES: Korenvaes and Amy support Jewish organizations via their foundation, including Jewish Agency for Israel, Congregation Shearith Israel, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, and In Town Chabad. The foundation recently helped support Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas's Community Security Initiative to "ensure the Dallas Jewish community is prepared, in a proactive manner, to handle security issues."
POLICY: The family steadily supports American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Korenvaes is a national council co-chair of AEI out of Texas.
ARTS & CULTURE: Grantees include Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas Opera.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect the Korenvaes family to continue to support their select interest areas, with an eye toward the Dallas community.
The Harlan and Amy Korenvaes Family Foundation does not provide a clear avenue of contact but below is an address:
Harlan & Amy Korenvaes Family Foundation
3953 Maple Avenue, No 150
Dallas, TX 75219