Image: Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (CC BY-ND 2.0)
An articled titled A Young Donor’s Striking Niche: Tracking Severe Weather, published by Inside Philanthropy features Jonathan Merage’s philanthropic approach and focus on science and severe weather research and education. An excerpt from the article reads:
In an increasingly crowded philanthropic landscape, it’s often difficult for smaller donors to find a very specific but important niche where their money can make a difference. Extreme weather strikes us as a smart choice. Obviously, there’s a fair amount of government money in this area, but we haven’t seen many funders focusing on weather. It will be interesting to see where Jonathan Merage heads with his giving.