Milken Institute

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The Milken Institute was founded in 1991 "with a mandate to step outside the box and find new ways to create jobs and generate capital for entrepreneurs both locally and globally." [1]




Board of Directors


The institute does not disclose its funding sources on its website but has different classes of supporters including:

  • Milken Institute Associates: for individuals who contribute over $1,000;
  • Milken Institute Council: for individuals who contribute ober $5,000 or corporations or foundations over $10,000.
  • Milken Institute President’s Circle: Individual contributors over over $25,000 or corporate/foundation gifts of over $50,000 "have the opportunity to direct their gifts toward specific areas of research";
  • Milken Institute Chairman’s Circle: contributors of over $100,000 "may direct their gifts into specific areas of research or projects. These gifts generate direct results with the issuance of a report detailing the work’s outcome and recommendations for implementation and future research in that area."[2]

Contact information

Milken Institute
1250 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 570-4600
Fax: (310) 570-4601

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