The Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation is a private foundation based in New York City, incorporated in 1994 by Jim and Marilyn Simons.

The Simons Foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. We sponsor a range of programs that aim to promote a deeper understanding of our world.

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Recent News from Simons Foundation

Still All-In: The "Trump Bump" to Journalism Giving Shows No Signs of Letting Up
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Most visibly, a spate of well-funded anti-fake news initiatives sprung up in the aftermath of a highly contentious election. Meanwhile, funders with a historically light footprint in journalism...more

The Latest Move By a Public-Private Partnership That Aims to "Transform" Medicine
Foundation: Simons Foundation, Helmsley Charitable Trust

... that have been developed with the help of philanthropic dollars. The Simons Foundation and Helmsley Charitable Trust also have data efforts under way to shine new light on autism and diabetes,...more

Science Philanthropy Alliance Announces New Members, Benefactor, and Board Members
Foundation: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

Science Philanthropy Alliance Announces Rita Allen Foundation and Heising-Simons Foundation as Members, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation as a Benefactor. Elizabeth Good Christopherson of...more

Team Fox Coordinator
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Publish date: 01/29/2018. Planned Giving Coordinator. The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Publish date: 01/29/2018. Recruitment Coordinator. Simons Foundation. Publish date:...more

Recruitment Coordinator
Foundation: Overbrook Foundation, Simons Foundation

Philanthropic Advisory – Graduate Intern. Bessemer Trust. Publish date: 01/26/2018. Junior Associate, Environment Program. The Overbrook Foundation. Publish date: 01/25/2018. Program Assistant....more

CZI's Latest Move in Science Research Underscores its Role as Tech Toolmaker
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Simons Foundation

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is fast emerging as a sort of hybrid entity, using its unique structure to pursue philanthropy, investing, and advocacy, all while building a team of engineers to layer...more

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation announce the ...
Foundation: Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

January 19, 2017 (Los Altos, CA) – The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation have announced the recipients of the Giving Code Experimentation and Learning Grants,...more

Executive Assistant to CFO & Corporate Counsel
Foundation: Microsoft

POSITION SUMMARY. The Executive Assistant will support the foundation's chief financial officer and corporate counsel. S/he must be energetic and creative and be able to administratively support both...more

Council votes to partner with Advance Peace
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Simons Foundation

According to the mayor's office, the cost of the proposed Stockton Advance Peace program will be covered by contributions from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the Heising-Simons Foundation,...more

'Cash for Criminals' or an answer to violence? Council has decision to make on Advance Peace
Foundation: Simons Foundation

STOCKTON — Mayor Michael Tubbs first went public with his interest in a violence-prevention program called “Advance Peace” in early July. Tubbs' critics quickly dubbed the program “Cash for...more

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