Our Mission


Founded in early 2015, the Shkreli Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping people facing a variety of adversities. We are passionate about making charitable contributions to pioneering causes, especially within the medical community. One of the Foundation’s major goals is supporting those who raise awareness about unknown or underrepresented serious conditions.



The Shkreli Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt and non-profit charitable organization

About the Founder

Martin Shkreli is the Founder and President of the Shkreli Foundation, a private and charitable non-profit organization. Martin is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, and was previously the Founder and CEO of Retrophin, Inc. His extensive research on life-threatening diseases had a profound influence on his philanthropic efforts. Witnessing the patients’ pain, deteriorating health and impact on their loved ones, Martin was determined to make a difference. He is committed to finding ways to improve QOL (“quality of life”), extending the concept beyond medicine and benefiting a variety of causes.


  1.   A $1 million gift to benefit various educational initiatives at New York City’s Hunter College High School, (Martin’s Alma Mater)
  2. Support of SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) research (UBC – Univ. of British Columbia)
  3. Support of Educational Cardiovascular Research Clinic (Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, UBC) during Para Pan American Games with a  focus on studying the cardiovascular and autonomic dysfunctions among Paralympic athletes. – (Dr. Andrei Krassioukov UBC)
  4. Support of Neuropsychiatric research programs at two major universities (Dr. Feifel’s research – UCSD )
  5. Support of Homeless outreach/resources-organization in NYC  (Community Solutions)
  6. Therapy and housing costs for a Blind preschooler with Autism
  7. Medications, medical supplies and housing costs for teenager with PKAN