Doris Duke Charitable Foundation



The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation was established since 1996 in memory of Doris Duke. The activities of the foundation is guided by her will, where she endowed her financial assets that totaled apporximately $1.6 bilion as of December 31, 2010.


The mission of the foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting perming arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.



The foundation supports four national programs; the Arts Program, the Environment Program, the Medical Research Program, and the Child Abuse Prevention Program. They also support three properties owned by Doris Duke in Hillsborough, New Jersey; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Newport, Rhode Island.


Web Address

www.ddcf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @DorisDukeFdn

Assets

$1,716,471,991 - 2010-12-31
$1,952,794,064 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$63,897,899 - 2010-12-31
$74,163,443 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


Major Grant From Doris Duke Foundation Goes to The Yard
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The Doris Duke foundation has recognized 16 organizations for visionary leadership in the arts sector. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The...more

Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative to Catalyze Conservation of Important Lands ...
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Idaho Community Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Seattle Foundation

“We're proud to be a part of this innovative philanthropic partnership that will ... Seattle Foundation ignites powerful, rewarding philanthropy to...more

Forests and indigenous rights land $459M commitment
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Christensen Fund, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation

A group of 17 philanthropic foundations has committed nearly half a billion dollars in support of land-based ... “And so we in philanthropy must step...more

Music from La Lucha!
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

La Lucha was awarded Creative Loafing's “Best of the Bay Jazz Ensemble” in 2013, 2014 & 2015; the “Think Small to Think Big Grant,” by...more

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awards grant to Critical Path Institute
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing...more

Jenny Chan Becomes CIO of Philly Children's Hospital
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Her former boss, Doris Duke CIO Jeffrey Heil, said she had developed a specialty in impact investing—also known as environmental, social,...more

NEFA's National Dance Project Announces Annual Awards
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $1,790,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support the creation of 20 new...more

Doris Duke Artist Awards Return, Breaking A Pledge To End After 5 Years
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

And so the Artist Awards have been resurrected as a core component of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's mission, with no expiration in...more

A Queens Latin Music Artist Brings New Jazz Sounds to New York City
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

A Queens Latin Music Artist Brings New Jazz Sounds to New York City ... Center for the Arts, located on campus at West 135th Street and Convent Avenue. ... Torres said he is honored to be a two-time...more

ICPP Receives $200000 Grant from Doris Duke Conservation Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The University's Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) recently received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) in an effort to inspire a...more



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