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 Foundationís 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

Applications Invited for Sigma Xi Student Science and Engineering Research Grants
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Through the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program, the society ... Simons Foundation Seeks LOIs for Marine Microbial Research...more

The Calculating Philanthropy of Silicon Valley
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Sobrato Family Foundation, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation

Even much shorter-range philanthropic projects backed by Silicon Valley ... The intense abstraction at the core of this type of philanthropy...more

UC Irvine bags over $500 million in philanthropic and research money
Foundation: Simons Foundation

UC Irvine collected more than a half-billion dollars in philanthropic and research money in the past year, thanks partly to substantial increases...more

Stony Brook University exceeds fundraising goal of $600 million, officials say
Foundation: Simons Foundation

“Philanthropy, and the generosity of our donors, provides the margin of excellence for an R1, AAU public research university like Stony Brook, during...more

Administrative Assistant, Communications
Foundation: Simons Foundation

A new Administrative Assistant, Communications job is available in New York, New York. Check it out on Inside...more

Through the Looking Glass with Silicon Valley Philanthropy
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

... the beleaguered Silicon Valley Community Foundation, speaks to the heart of the disconnect between Silicon Valley's wealthy and the needs of...more

A physics treasure hidden in the pattern of wallpaper
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The work was supported in part by the Simons Foundation (grants ERC DM 321031 and ONR-N00014-14-1), Nordita, the U.S. Department of...more

Internal Communications Coordinator
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation is a private foundation established in 1994 in New York City by Jim and Marilyn Simons. With an annual grants and...more

Global Zero refutes Raimondo claim of 'dark money'
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Skoll Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Simons Foundation

... Marciano Family Foundation, EarthSense Foundation, J.A. Clark Charitable Trust, Janelia Foundation and Santa Fe Community...more

World's largest autism grant will transform research landscape
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has ... and their likelihood of developing additional mental health...more

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