NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: EnTrust Capital, MSF Capital
FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Jewish Causes, Arts & Culture, Health
OVERVIEW: Mark Fife and his wife Lori move their philanthropy through the Lori and Mark Fife Foundation, which gave away around $556,000 in a recent year. The Fifes serve on the board of Facing History and Ourselves. Fife is also on the board of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania
BACKGROUND: Mark S. Fife graduated with a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1978. He was a vice president of Goldman Sachs, cofounded EnTrust Capital in 1997, and went on to found MSF Capital.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: The Fifes steadily support their mutual alma mater, UPenn. Fife is vice chair of the Penn Graduate School of Education (GSE) board of overseers. The Fifes support scholarships at GSE. Lori, as well, funded Rutman Teaching Fellowship in honor of her parents. Other grantees include Cardozo School of Law (Lori is an alumna), Columbia Law School, Success Academy Charter Schools, and Mott Haven Academy.
JEWISH CAUSES: The Fifes serve on the board of Facing History and Ourselves, which they support. Other grantees include Park Avenue Synagogue, UJA Federation, Penn Hillel, Museum of Jewish Heritage, and Israel Project.
ARTS & CULTURE: Lori is on the board of Manhattan Theater Club, which the couple has supported. Other grantees include The Met and New York Historical Society.
HEALTH: The couple has supported National MS Society and Mount Sinai.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect the family to stick with their interest areas.
Lori and Mark Fife Foundation
985 Fifth Avenue, Apt 11B
New York, NY 10075