Sprayregen Family Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Gerald Sprayregen is the founder of the Sprayregen Family Foundation, Inc., a philanthropist, entrepreneur, photographer, activist, and author of over twenty books. His published creative works include poetry and children’s fiction as well as books featuring his award-winning photography of sports legends including, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Jack Nicklaus. Mr. Sprayregen’s most recent philanthropic project to note is a magnificent coffee table photography book entitled, A Beach For All Seasons – The Beauty of the Hamptons. The book is a 320-page coffee table book that exquisitely captures the beauty of the Hamptons during the Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall seasons that the photographer spent, during Covid, traversing the beaches and byways of our beloved East End. 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to food banks, with 75 % going to food banks which serve the East End. Mr. Sprayregen remains active with the initiatives of his foundation and continues to write and create photographs while spending his time in New York and South Florida.
In 2019 Mr. Sprayregen founded The Gerald Sprayregen Charitable Foundation, the focus of the foundation is to provide financial support to college students and to encourage their participation in democracy. The initial grant was a just-in-time emergency award program to support students that have experienced a personal emergency that has become a financial crisis; facilitating student retention toward program completion by removing financial obstacles.
Sprayregen also created a special fund to assist the families of first responders who lost their lives while working at Montefiore Hospital in NYC during the Covis crisis. Sprayregan heralds philanthropy has been one of the most rewarding experiences of his life and has become a very central and fulfilling focus.