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Our History


The Margulf Foundation was created in 1977 by Martin Flug and has a long history of supporting innovative approaches to education and other family interests.



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Marty, as everyone knew him, left his mark on the world as an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He built a business now recognized worldwide as a leader in the engineering, manufacture, lease, sale, and service of industrial equipment and components. His list of charitable endeavors was long and reflected his deep interest in education experiments that build community and push the boundaries of what others believe is possible.

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Today, many members of Marty’s extended family serve in leadership roles for Margulf—his son, Jeremy Flug, as President of the Board of Directors; his sister, Vicki Sterling, on the Board of Directors; and his niece, Liz Aybar Conti, as the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer.

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